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1 October 2015
Civil liberties defenders say a pending bill could catapult France into a new position of power in the field of international Internet surveillance.
The leak by Anonymous International reveals plans for the concept of a “national information platform” in Russia, which effectively describes the creation of an alternative Russian Internet.
30 September 2015
XcodeGhost has infected thousands of iOS apps and potentially affected hundreds of millions of users as WeChat was also inserted with the malware.
25 September 2015
"Listening to someone from another part of the world talk about her experiences and most valued thoughts is incredibly awe-inducing," says 19-year-old co-founder Asad Jamal Malik from Pakistan.
24 September 2015
This week, a public outcry over encryption proposal sent Indian legislators back to the drawing board. Meanwhile, Iranian leaders are re-centralizing power under the country's Supreme Cyberspace Council.
23 September 2015
Alongside the now-famous case of the Zone9 bloggers, there are so many detained Ethiopian bloggers, online activists and politicians, whose names are not yet on the map. Last year on July...
17 September 2015
As the refugee crisis spills into digital rights territory, authorities take aim at a leading media freedom NGO in Ecuador, and Austria's parliament proposes new state surveillance regime.
16 September 2015
A Yekaterinburg academic has convinced Moscow city court to fine Google 50 thousand rubles ($765) for violating his "secrecy of correspondence" on Gmail with its targeted ads.
15 September 2015
Iran's Supreme Leader is strengthening his hold over Internet policy through the Supreme Council for Cyberspace.
10 September 2015
Lack of relevant material which Indian youth can connect with coupled with the increasing number of Internet users in India mean that more people are turning to entertainment online.
Apple has decided to comply with the Russian data localization law and is renting out storage space at a data center on Russian soil, according to local media.
7 September 2015
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1 September 2015
French-speaking Africa has been remarkably absent from the flurry of media coverage on "Silicon Savannah." But the emergence of promising new projects in tech innovation mean that may soon change.
29 August 2015
Google's OCR software supports more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, bringing together hope for the large-scale digitization of old texts.
28 August 2015
Telegram has been complying with the Iranian government to block features, a cause for privacy concerns on a platform that boasts secure communication.
26 August 2015
Uruguay had the best ranking in the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's report, while Bolivia, Paraguay, and Venezuela came in last.
20 August 2015
"Like many ex-Soviet cities, Dushanbe has a driving culture straight out of a Fast and Furious movie. Potholed roads encourage swerving at speed."
17 August 2015
The Zone9ers' trial has been postponed 33 times, for reasons ranging from the banal to the bizarre. They may finally learn their fate this Wednesday, at their next court date.
14 August 2015
Google has created a new larger holding company Alphabet with a new CEO for Google, Sundar Pichai. Indian social media users welcome Pichai's new leadership with greetings, pun and humour.