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10 April 2015

Stories from 10 April 2015

Are Google and eBay Bowing to the Kremlin's Data Localization Demands?

RuNet EchoAdvox

Google and eBay may be caving to Russia's data localization law, a move that would leave users even more vulnerable to state surveillance than they are today.

Defending Internet Free Speech and Anonymity in Ecuador

Could #IranTalks Signal a New Deal for Iran and the US?

The Bridge

A perspective on the Iranian nuclear agreement and what it means for Iranian people, human rights, and peace.

‘This Is Not Our War': Pakistanis Want Nothing to Do With Saudi Arabia in Yemen

"We are a much informed and politically engaged nation now and we will not let our government fight other's wars."

Are Ugandans as Satisfied With Their Government as This Opinion Poll Shows?

"History tells us that people DO NOT grow to love and cherish dictatorships but rather the opposite."

KaiKai News Trains Young Sierra Leoneans to Make Documentaries

Rising Voices

KaiKai News empowers young Sierra Leoneans with documentary-making skills.

All Eyes on Cuba, Venezuela and the US at the Summit of the Americas

Cuba's participation in the 2015 Summit of the Americas will make history, and the inevitable encounter between the Venezuelan and US presidents will be full of tension.

The Kremlin Declares War on Memes

RuNet Echo

By saying it is illegal to add celebrities’ images to certain memes, the Kremlin could be opening the door to banning a whole genre of absurdist online humor.

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