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A perspective on Meta’s moderation of Palestinian voices

27 May 2024
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A perspective on Meta’s moderation of Palestinian voices
Tech Policy Press ↗
27 May 2024
A perspective on Meta’s moderation of Palestinian voices
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Internet Shutdowns
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The worst year for internet shutdowns since records began

27 May 2024
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The worst year for internet shutdowns since records began
ABC Radio ↗
27 May 2024
The worst year for internet shutdowns since records began
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How Pakistan’s 4-month X ban is changing the internet

27 May 2024
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How Pakistan’s 4-month X ban is changing the internet
Techradar ↗
27 May 2024
How Pakistan’s 4-month X ban is changing the internet
U.S. blocklists Sandvine for enabling digital repression in Egypt
Artificial Intelligence
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France looks to AI-powered surveillance to secure Olympics

27 May 2024
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France looks to AI-powered surveillance to secure Olympics
Reuters ↗
27 May 2024
France looks to AI-powered surveillance to secure Olympics
Unveiling DHS’s Injustice systems in Immigration Processes for Salvadoran immigrants
Transparency
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CBP, ICE sued for information about sharing of noncitizens’ biometrics

27 May 2024
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CBP, ICE sued for information about sharing of noncitizens’ biometrics
The Record ↗
27 May 2024
CBP, ICE sued for information about sharing of noncitizens’ biometrics
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India tops global internet shutdown list for 6th year in a row — ‘it is widening digital divide’

24 May 2024
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India tops global internet shutdown list for 6th year in a row — ‘it is widening digital divide’
ThePrint ↗
24 May 2024
India tops global internet shutdown list for 6th year in a row — ‘it is widening digital divide’
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Internet blackouts are increasing — here’s why

24 May 2024
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Internet blackouts are increasing — here’s why
POLITICO ↗
24 May 2024
Internet blackouts are increasing — here’s why
YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election
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Russian rights group says YouTube threatens to block its anti-war channel

23 May 2024
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Russian rights group says YouTube threatens to block its anti-war channel
Reuters ↗
23 May 2024
Russian rights group says YouTube threatens to block its anti-war channel
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Grindr is the second-most banned social app — how to unblock it

22 May 2024
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Grindr is the second-most banned social app — how to unblock it
TechRadar ↗
22 May 2024
Grindr is the second-most banned social app — how to unblock it
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La guerra nella Striscia di Gaza si combatte anche su TikTok

22 May 2024
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La guerra nella Striscia di Gaza si combatte anche su TikTok
Internazionale ↗
22 May 2024
La guerra nella Striscia di Gaza si combatte anche su TikTok
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YouTube reinstates blocked and demonetised channels

21 May 2024
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YouTube reinstates blocked and demonetised channels
Medianama ↗
21 May 2024
YouTube reinstates blocked and demonetised channels
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TikTok-Sperre auf französischem Boden

21 May 2024
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TikTok-Sperre auf französischem Boden
Nezpolitik ↗
21 May 2024
TikTok-Sperre auf französischem Boden
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French TikTok block in overseas territory sets ‘dangerous precedent,’ critics warn

20 May 2024
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French TikTok block in overseas territory sets ‘dangerous precedent,’ critics warn
Politico ↗
20 May 2024
French TikTok block in overseas territory sets ‘dangerous precedent,’ critics warn
Internet Shutdowns
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ইন্টারনেট–সেবা বন্ধের তালিকায় বাংলাদেশ ১১তম

20 May 2024
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ইন্টারনেট–সেবা বন্ধের তালিকায় বাংলাদেশ ১১তম
Prothom Alo ↗
20 May 2024
ইন্টারনেট–সেবা বন্ধের তালিকায় বাংলাদেশ ১১তম
Internet Shutdowns
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Blackout leader: Editorial on India leading the world when it comes to internet shutdowns

18 May 2024
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Blackout leader: Editorial on India leading the world when it comes to internet shutdowns
The Telegraph ↗
18 May 2024
Blackout leader: Editorial on India leading the world when it comes to internet shutdowns
KeepItOn 2023 Report Internet Shutdowns
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NGOs warn Elon Musk of ‘collective punishment’ if Starlink in Sudan is shut down

18 May 2024
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NGOs warn Elon Musk of ‘collective punishment’ if Starlink in Sudan is shut down
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18 May 2024
NGOs warn Elon Musk of ‘collective punishment’ if Starlink in Sudan is shut down