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18 January 2017
16 January 2017
Little more than two weeks after first appearing on the news website Korrespondent, a blog purportedly written by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been deleted by the publication's editors.
13 January 2017
11 January 2017
In addition to the exorbitant mobile rates highlighted by this campaign, cell phone operators in Lebanon also engage in unethical practices.
After a cultural project proceeds without public consultation and the government spends even more money on a television series to promote it, Hong Kongers stage acts of protest through selfies.
10 January 2017
6 January 2017
The survey also found that despite young people’s frequent online activity, most of them seldom participated in offline political events.
3 January 2017
Revelation Blows a Hole in Trinidad & Tobago President’s Explanation of Controversial Housing Allowance
"What the president did was remain in housing that was beneath his standards and put the money in his pocket."
2 January 2017
'Quite a challenge for hackers of free networks that, in my opinion, are close to making an important step towards freedom and autonomy relating to technology and communication.'
Every year, the Russian State Duma schedules laws to come into effect on January 1st. RuNet Echo marks the highlights and lowlights of the 2017 New Year's laws.
31 December 2016
The best of Latin American info-activism did not fit into one post, so this will be the first of two articles discussing initiatives that sparked online fire throughout the region.
29 December 2016
Groups linked to ISIS, Ansar Al Islam or Ansarullah Bangla Team have claimed responsibility for violent attacks on intellectuals and regular citizens. What does this mean for the future?
26 December 2016
"It would be naive to think Google’s efforts will change attitudes and rectify India’s sanitation troubles altogether, especially since nearly 900 million Indians don’t have access to the internet..."
24 December 2016
"We do not talk truthfully among ourselves about [...] harassment. Verbal innuendo and unwanted remarks are part of the culture we do not want to get rid of."
23 December 2016
Political oppositionists and prominent members of the country's civil society say the government's crackdown on social media harmed Montenegro's freedom of expression at a time when it was most needed.
This week, we take you to Paraguay, Iran, Qatar and the Caribbean.
The revelations, compiled by investigative journalism network KRIK, are generating lively debate online and within traditional media.