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Iran's internet crackdown prompts frustration — and workarounds
After the death of Mahsa Amini, Iran's government and citizens use increasingly sophisticated tools in their struggle over information.
How Trump's executive order would change social media and the internet
Without the 1996 law Section 230, the internet as we know it would not exist.
Journalists say Instagram is shutting down conversation about Soleimani
Facebook says it is legally required to take down posts in support of sanctioned groups and people. Is it going further than that?
Why a mystery social media account on the U.S.-China trade talks is generating buzz
China’s state-run media has been tight-lipped about trade talks, but a mystery social media account seems to have the inside track.
What internet search is like behind China's Great Firewall
Steering clear of the three Ts isn't enough anymore.
A not-so-secret war for control of the internet
Governments recognize that control of the internet has become a proxy for political power.
An end to bypassing China's great firewall?
Ever thought of a life without access to Twitter, Facebook or even Google? For years, residents in China have used virtual private networks, or VPNs, to bypass the government’s strict regulation on internet usage. Recently however, the Chinese government has announced a crackdown on its citizens’ use of VPNs and is closing a lot of […]
Social media censorship from around the world
Here are the governments really that don’t “like” social media.
Chinese have their own Internet censorship song
"An Internet power: Tell the world that the Chinese dream is uplifting China."
How do you solve a problem like censoring YouTube?
48 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute—Policing content is problematic.