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· March, 2018

Stories about Technology from March, 2018

Netizen Report: Ethiopia Arrests Leading Journalists and Activists in ‘State of Emergency’

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Tuberculosis Survivors Advocate To Eradicate The Disease From India

Community mobilization is key to ending Tuberculosis in India. The survivors of this disease are sharing their stories to strengthen the fight to eradicate TB from India.

Netizen Report: Network Shutdowns Threaten Communities in Syria, Venezuela, Pakistan

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Iranian Detainees Face Privacy Violations, Public Smear Campaigns

Two cases in Iran highlight new signs of violations of due process and in how personal electronic devices are seized and the right to privacy is violated.

Netizen Report: Internet Censorship Bill Looms Large Over Egypt

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Is Censorship Coming Back to Tunisia? Court Order Bans ‘Blue Whale’ Online Game

The implications of this decision, if upheld on appeal, would set a new precedent for internet censorship in Tunisia.

Can Germany's ‘Lex Facebook’ Be Saved? A Business and Human Rights Analysis

Germany's NetzDG forces companies to police hate speech or face astronomical fines for persistent violations of up to 50 million Euro. Is this a good way to solve the problem?

Why Isn't Mexico's Government Surveillance Investigation Moving Forward?

"Most likely, the politicians who used this software are slowing down the investigation [In Mexico] it is still better to pray to the Virgin Mary for justice than it is...

Netizen Report: Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Amid Sectarian Violence

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Evidence Says Iran Throttled Telegram Connections After January Protests

User reports and various data suggests even after the Iranian government removed censorship on the popular messaging and social media platform, they were still slowing down speeds.

An Interactive ‘Garden’ Lets You Travel the World Through Radio Broadcasts

Since late 2016, the interactive Radio Garden project has allowed users to explore the world through radio broadcasts.

Netizen Report: Tunisian Court Refuses to Ban Online LGBTQ Radio Shams Rad

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world.

Guinean Blogger Sally Bilaly Sow: “Accountability Must Be in the Minds of Every Citizen”

"Today, Guinean bloggers are indispensable actors in the construction of a new and democratic Guinea."

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