Tags internet freedom

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

by Tim Starks • 9 months 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 • 3 years ago

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

Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 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 • 4 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.

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.”

How Tor and Signal can maintain the fight for freedom in Trump's America

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 years ago

Add another layer to the 2017 guessing game: New legislation gives Donald Trump more direct control over internet freedom funding that produces and keeps projects like Tor and Signal alive. As an opponent of strong encryption, what will he do next?