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How Dictators Enforce Internet Surveillance and Censorship

Using the internet to control what information is available to the masses and monitor what they say is all too easy if you’re a dictator with a dystopian determination.

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  • Simon Migliano

    Simon Migliano

    Head of Research

    Simon conducts our research and investigations into VPN safety and digital privacy.

    His work examining dangerous free VPNs, identity theft, and ISP overblocking have been featured in over 700 publications worldwide including the BBC, CNet, Wired, and The Financial Times.

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  • Samuel Woodhams

    Samuel Woodhams

    Digital Rights Lead

    Samuel leads our research on censorship, surveillance and internet freedom to help defend internet freedoms around the world.

    He has appeared on BBC’s Digital Planet and written for several leading publications including Wired, CNN, Quartz, Al Jazeera and Deutsche Welle.

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