Tags internet freedom

The international surge to help keep Ukraine's frontlines connected

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Donations of modems, routers and other equipment are flooding in from around the world.

Russia to create its own security certificate authority, alarming experts

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

Security experts worry that Russia is opening the door to mass surveillance and disinformation.

Amid military coup, Myanmar's internet is partially blacked out

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

President Joe Biden denounced the military's seizure, which coincided with large-scale internet blackouts.

Lawmakers call on Amazon and Google to reconsider ban on domain fronting

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

The technique is used to circumvent censorship and surveillance around the world.

Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

Another instance of FinFisher has been spotted in the wild by digital rights advocacy group Access Now.

Freedom House: Governments are turning cyberweapons on their own people

by Shaun Waterman • 5 years ago

More and more governments are using cyberweapons like malware and DDoS attacks against internal critics and dissidents, making them them the second-most-common form of repression after actual arrests, according to a new report from human rights group Freedom House.