Stories about Technology from May, 2019
In contrast to other social movements and memes on the Chinese internet, #996 has taken shape largely on GitHub.
My 92 year old grandfather, like Nigerians of his generation, can read and write in Yorùbá. But since they are not 'literate' in English, they are digitally excluded.
The company Telstar was created in January 2018 with capital stock of 200,000 Kwanza (600 US dollars), and the majority shareholder is the general Manuel João Carneiro.
Netizen Report: Amid WhatsApp attacks, advocates launch legal challenge against Israeli malware maker
Spyware makers exploit a security flaw in WhatsApp, Singapore bans false information and Somalia plans to shut down social media during school exams.
The law gives broad, unchecked powers to government ministers to determine what online information is "false" and should thus be censored or corrected.
The new regulation compels game publishers to promote Chinese values, culture and images through their games.
The unique public value of accounts like these -- even if they are spewing hateful or partisan vitriol -- is worth considering.
‘Envision a new war': the Syrian Archive, corporate censorship and the struggle to preserve public history online
Social media companies are censoring images of war. The Syrian Archive is working to preserve them.