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Advox · February, 2017

Advox is a project of Global Voices Online. We report on threats to online speech, share tactics for defending the work and words of netizens, and support efforts to improve Internet policy and practice worldwide.

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Latest posts by Advox from February, 2017

23 February 2017

Netizen Report: How Private is Our Email? Riseup Users Want to Know.

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New malware targets Iranian mac users, Facebook discloses some information about data-sharing with advertisers, and Cameroon’s regional Internet shutdown could cost the country millions.

16 February 2017

Netizen Report: In Kenya and Mexico, Citizens Suspect State Manipulation on Twitter

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As social manipulation abounds on Twitter, Venezuela blocks more news websites, and Facebook heads to France to fight fake news.

10 February 2017

Netizen Report: Internet Shutdowns Return to Iraq, Persist in Cameroon

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Cameroon's Internet regional shutdown enters its third week, Ukraine prosecutes two men for "separatist" speech on Vkontakte and Algerian lawyers are told to stop using social media.

2 February 2017

Netizen Report: Egyptian NGOs Face Rampant Phishing Attacks, Researchers Say

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US border agents demand social media data from travelers, Venezuela arrests Bitcoin users attempting to get around currency devaluation, and Myanmar advocates push back on 'Big Brother' law.