Tags internet censorship

Signal is down in China after 100 million reported downloads

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

It's not clear if it's permanent yet.

Signal vows to fight blockage in Iran amid newfound popularity

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Tehran has a long history of controlling access to chat apps and social media. Signal doesn't want to take it.

Networking firm Sandvine cancels Belarus contract, citing ‘custom code’ that aided censorship

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The episode highlights the role that software and cybersecurity firms can quietly play in the violation of human rights.

China wants individual access to VPNs cut off by February 2018

by Michael Bergin • 4 years ago

The policy falls in line with the country's rules around its "Great Firewall.”

VPN usage booming as uncertainty looms over Trump presidency

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 years ago

No one is quite sure what is coming from a Trump administration. Because of that, VPNs and other privacy software are seeing user spikes in following the conclusion of the 2016 election.

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