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11 October 2016

Stories from 11 October 2016

Ethiopian Authorities Shut Down Mobile Internet and Major Social Media Sites

Advox

Those close to the situation fear this may be the beginning of a dangerous new phase after 12 months of protests.

The Plight of the Zambian Watchdog: Embattled Opposition News Site Goes Down

Advox

The closure and the raid may represent a turning point in a long-standing cat-and-mouse game between the government and the controversial news website.

Google Warns More Than a Dozen Russian Journalists and Activists About ‘Government-Backed Attackers’

RuNet EchoAdvox

More than a dozen Russian journalists and activists received a strange warning from Google earlier today, notifying them that “government-backed attackers” may be “trying to steal” their passwords.

Social Media Keep Up Pressure on Trinidad and Tobago's President

Rhoda Bharath's Facebook Live videos continue to garner an eager audience as the Trinidad and Tobago political commentator takes the country's president to task.

Chinese Propaganda Authorities Promote Clinton-Trump ‘Love Song’ Spoof Videos

Advox

Since they can't stop people from following the news, propaganda authorities are focusing on the more absurd aspects of the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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