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How Tor Is Fighting—and Beating—Russian Censorship

For years, the anonymity service Tor has been the best way to stay private online and dodge web censorship. Much to the ire...

Russia Is Quietly Ramping Up Its Internet Censorship Machine

Finally, Shakirov says, there is the “restriction of access to information”—blocking websites. The legal ability to block websites was implemented through the adoption...

Instagram Slow to Tackle Bots Targeting Iranian Women’s Groups

IRANIAN women’s rights groups have for months faced a deluge of bots following their Instagram accounts and disrupting their digital outreach operations. Activists...

Twitter’s Case in India Could Have Massive Ripple Effects

In June Twitter received an ultimatum from the Indian government to remove some 39 accounts and content from its platform. Sources familiar with...

Meta Was Restricting Abortion Content All Along

Johnsen’s experience is common in the pro-choice activist community. Most of the people who spoke to WIRED say their content appeared to have...

Russia Is Taking Over Ukraine’s Internet

Russia is also trying to control mobile connections. In recent weeks, a mysterious new mobile company has popped up in Kherson. Images show...

Elon Musk’s Twitter Plans Would Mean Less Free Speech for Many

In March 2021, a Turkish court ordered the news site Diken to remove a critical story about an ally of the country’s president,...

How the Kremlin Infiltrated Russia’s Facebook

VK has become a major beneficiary of Russia’s recent ban on its competitors. In March, the platform reached a record 50 million daily...

Disinfo and Hate Speech Flood TikTok Ahead of Kenya’s Elections

By its very nature, TikTok is harder to moderate than many other social media platforms, according to Cameron Hickey, project director at the...

Disinfo and Hate Speech Flood TikTok Ahead of Kenya’s Elections

By its very nature, TikTok is harder to moderate than many other social media platforms, according to Cameron Hickey, project director at the...
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