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Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update

6 Jun 2023

Since the beginning of 2023, governments around the world are discovering new reasons to disrupt internet access during key national moments.

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Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
6 Jun 2023
Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition's report unpacks internet shutdowns in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and globally.

Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity

28 Feb 2023
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Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
28 Feb 2023
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
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Erdogan Eyes Social Media: The Last Refuge for Turkey’s Journalists

21 Jul 2020
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Erdogan Eyes Social Media: The Last Refuge for Turkey’s Journalists
21 Jul 2020
Erdogan Eyes Social Media: The Last Refuge for Turkey’s Journalists
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German prosecutors investigate spyware maker FinFisher

5 Sep 2019
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German prosecutors investigate spyware maker FinFisher
5 Sep 2019
German prosecutors investigate spyware maker FinFisher
NSO Group human rights

New report: FinFisher changes tactics to hook critics

14 May 2018

It’s been over five years since Citizen Lab first exposed the use of FinFisher surveillance malware to target Bahraini activists. The use of FinFisher spyware against critics has not stopped.

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New report: FinFisher changes tactics to hook critics
14 May 2018
New report: FinFisher changes tactics to hook critics
NSO Group human rights

European-made FinSpy malware is being used to target critics in Turkey

14 May 2018

Today, we are releasing a report detailing the extensive deployment of FinFisher malware against activists in Turkey and beyond.

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European-made FinSpy malware is being used to target critics in Turkey
14 May 2018
European-made FinSpy malware is being used to target critics in Turkey
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Ali Gharavi and Peter Steudtner declared “Heroes” for providing digital security training to users at risk in Turkey

5 Oct 2017

Gharavi and Steudner provided training in digital security for those who need it most, at great personal risk and cost to themselves.

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Ali Gharavi and Peter Steudtner declared “Heroes” for providing digital security training to users at risk in Turkey
5 Oct 2017
Ali Gharavi and Peter Steudtner declared “Heroes” for providing digital security training to users at risk in Turkey
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Fourth Annual Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance

4 Oct 2017

Here are the five winners — and losers — of the Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance Awards, recognizing those who have helped or harmed digital rights in 2017.

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Fourth Annual Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance
4 Oct 2017
Fourth Annual Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance

Bleeding lives and money: the cost of internet shutdowns from Turkey to Bahrain

27 Oct 2016

Shutdowns are like avalanches that shear through the foundation for economic growth, wrecking lives and businesses along the way.

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Bleeding lives and money: the cost of internet shutdowns from Turkey to Bahrain
27 Oct 2016
Bleeding lives and money: the cost of internet shutdowns from Turkey to Bahrain

Turkey must keep on social media during unrest

15 Jul 2016

People in Turkey need access to information, and if there is violence, access to emergency services. These depend on stable communications channels.

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Turkey must keep on social media during unrest
15 Jul 2016
Turkey must keep on social media during unrest