Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
Since the beginning of 2023, governments around the world are discovering new reasons to disrupt internet access during key national moments.
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
New report: FinFisher changes tactics to hook critics
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.
European-made FinSpy malware is being used to target critics in Turkey
Today, we are releasing a report detailing the extensive deployment of FinFisher malware against activists in Turkey and beyond.
Ali Gharavi and Peter Steudtner declared “Heroes” for providing digital security training to users at risk in Turkey
Gharavi and Steudner provided training in digital security for those who need it most, at great personal risk and cost to themselves.
Fourth Annual Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance
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.
Bleeding lives and money: the cost of internet shutdowns from Turkey to Bahrain
Shutdowns are like avalanches that shear through the foundation for economic growth, wrecking lives and businesses along the way.
Turkey must keep on social media during unrest
People in Turkey need access to information, and if there is violence, access to emergency services. These depend on stable communications channels.