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30 March 2017

Stories from 30 March 2017

The Internet Blackout in English-Speaking Cameroon Continues

Advox

How and why Cameroon has denied internet access to its English-speaking population.

Netizen Report: India Had 31 Internet Shutdowns in 2016. How Many Did Your Country Have?

Advox

Venezuelan independent media sites suffer online attacks, Japan may use mass surveillance to punish “preparations” for crime, and the UK calls for backdoors on encrypted messaging apps.

What Role Did Brazilian Mainstream Media Play in the Murder of a Teenage Girl? This Filmmaker Wants to Know.

"Eloá’s story is the story of many Brazilians. Brazil is the fifth country in the world in terms of the number of women killed..."

Global Inequality in Your Pocket: How Cheap Smartphones and Lax Policies Leave Us Vulnerable to Hacking

Advox

People who are poor, socially marginalized, and less tech-savvy bear the greatest risk of attacks via mobile phones.