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North Korean Defector Predicts ‘Popular Uprising’ Against Kim Jong-Un

North Korean Defector Predicts ‘Popular Uprising’ Against Kim Jong-Un

Former high-ranking official says resistance is mounting at all levels.
Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia

Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia

Censorship intensifies as Erdogan purges opponents from military and bureaucracy.
Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia

Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia

Censorship intensifies as Erdogan purges opponents from military and bureaucracy.

Thailand will charge facebook if it doesn’t take down content they find insulting

The Thai government has threatened to file charges against Facebook if it doesn’t comply with court orders to block any content it believes is insulting to the monarchy. Since a coup in 2014, the Thai

Friday’s massive ransomware cyberattack will probably get worse, experts warn

A massive cyberattack infected some 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries Friday with ransomware — malicious software that encrypts the computer’s files and demands a payment to regain access to
James Clapper on Trump: U.S. institutions are “under assault”

James Clapper on Trump: U.S. institutions are “under assault”

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper didn’t hold back his criticism of President Donald Trump Sunday, saying U.S. institutions are “under assault internally.” When CNN’s Jake Tapper

Ukraine bans Russian social media sites in an attempt to punish the Kremlin

Ukraine banned two popular social media sites Tuesday, in a new attempt to purge Russian influence in the country. The move to block these Russian websites is an extension of sanctions against Russia

Newly revived Wikipedia suit could reveal secrets of NSA surveillance program

Watch out, National Security Agency: Wikipedia’s coming after you. On Tuesday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 to revive a lawsuit brought by the Wikimedia Foundation — the nonprofit

China’s great internet firewall is now coming for WhatsApp

The Chinese government has blocked certain features of Facebook’s encrypted messaging service, WhatsApp, inside the country — another sign of President Xi Jinping’s ever-tightening grip on internet
Facebook, Twitter, and Google failed to stop fake news after Vegas shooting

Facebook, Twitter, and Google failed to stop fake news after Vegas shooting

Millions of people turned to Facebook, Twitter, and Google early Monday morning to find out what was happening in the hours after Stephen Paddock opened fire on concertgoers from the windows of the

Twitter offers incoherent explanation for anti-LGBTQ censorship

Twitter is trying to explain its sudden, mistaken censorship of LGBTQ content, but the explanation is only raising more questions. Over the weekend, media searches for terms like “bisexual,” “gay,”
CamSoda rolls our WebRTC for truly portable cam activities

CamSoda rolls our WebRTC for truly portable cam activities

They say the adult industry usually leads the way with new technology and CamSoda [NSFW LINK], a NSFW cam site, is no exception. The site, which connects models in various states of undress with
Tim Cook’s tech diplomacy may prove no more effective than Jack Ma’s

Tim Cook’s tech diplomacy may prove no more effective than Jack Ma’s

On Jan. 5, Chinese state-run newspaper the People’s Daily published an op-ed berating Apple over its treatment of customers after the company admitted to deliberately…

Google confirms some of its own services are now getting blocked in Russia over the Telegram ban

A shower of paper airplanes darted through the skies of Moscow and other towns in Russia today, as users answered the call of entrepreneur Pavel Durov to send the blank missives out of their windows
Google and Amazon’s move to block domain fronting will hurt activists under repressive regimes

Google and Amazon’s move to block domain fronting will hurt activists under repressive regimes

Google and Amazon have blocked “domain fronting,” a method that allows developers to mask their traffic online and get around state-level internet blocks. Following Google…
UK Proposes Six Year Prison Sentences for Online Posts Against Religion, Transgender

UK Proposes Six Year Prison Sentences for Online Posts Against Religion, Transgender

People promoting “hostility” towards a religion or the transgendered online could get much harsher sentences, of up to six years in jail, especial if they have a large online audience, according to
Russia to Fine Search Engines for Linking to Banned VPN services

Russia to Fine Search Engines for Linking to Banned VPN services

In its years-long efforts to censor the Internet by blocking access to a large number of websites in the country, Russia has now approved a new bill introducing fines for search engines that provide

Researchers find that filters don’t prevent porn

In a paper entitled Internet Filtering and Adolescent Exposure to Online Sexual Material, Oxford Internet Institute researchers Victoria Nash and Andrew Przybylski found that Internet filters rarely

Google Secretly Planning to Launch a Censored Search Engine in China

After an eight-year-long absence from the most populated country in the world, Google search is going to dramatically make a comeback in China.Google is reportedly planning to launch a censored
Virgil: Thanks to Trump, Prospects for Reining in Big Tech Abuses Are Improving

Virgil: Thanks to Trump, Prospects for Reining in Big Tech Abuses Are Improving

President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to denounce Silicon Valley’s continuing censorship of conservative thought and media.