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Posted June 21 2017 By Mahitab Mostafa

youtube-logo Tech giant Google announced in a post on its blog on Sunday that it will take strong steps to implement severe measures to battle terrorism and violence by singling out and removing all extremist and terrorist-related content from its popular video sharing platform, Youtube.
Posted June 16 2017 By Mahitab Mostafa

frspuxR Australia's prime minister said on Tuesday that officials from the Five Eyes alliance, which includes: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will gather next month in Ottawa, Canada in a meeting to discuss plans to direct technology companies and firms into disclosing encrypted data.
Posted June 14 2017 By Mahitab Mostafa

Egypt_Censorship On Tuesday (June 13th), the Egyptian government has extended its efforts to reinforce its internet sovereignty by blocking VPN providers as well to restrict any possible access to the banned websites since VPN services allow users to bypass any geo-retractions and unblock any restricted web content on the internet.
Posted June 12 2017 By Ahmed Bahgat

Russia-VPN-crackdown In an attempt to further step up its ability to censor the internet, Russia sets its foot down on web anonymiser services, such as: VPNs by introducing a bill at the state parliament the "Duma" to ban these services should they allow access to any restricted websites in Russia.
Posted June 10 2017 By Mahitab Mostafa

fan_bingbing_cinema_online_20160521 In the latest series of crackdowns on internet freedom, cyberspace authorities in China have ordered internet providers to shut down 60 of the popular celebrity gossip social media accounts.
Posted June 06 2017 By Ahmed Bahgat

snoopesr-charter-privacy-china-696x522 After the recent terrorist hits on the UK, Prime Minister Theresa May called for more powerful security measures to be taken for the sake of "national security". However, when she talked about improving the security, she did not mean a stronger filtration process regarding immigration or even shutting down known extremist locations.
Posted June 04 2017 By Ahmed Bahgat

venezuela-flag Online censorship and online surveillance has been gradually increasing in Venezuela. Especially that Venezuela is in a state of emergency due to the anti-government protests that have been ongoing for the past 2 months. These protests caused the death of more than 50 people
Posted June 01 2017 By Mahitab Mostafa

china sad China has launched a new controversial cyber security law that took effect yesterday, Thursday May 31st, 2017. This law comes in an attempt to bolster China's internet sovereignty to protect national security as well as public interest;i.e: personal information. The law would also combat cyber crimes.
Posted May 29 2017 By Ahmed Bahgat

xl-2016-china-blocking-technology-1 On Monday, the municipal Chongqing government in China posted a troubling regulation on its website which states that anyone who tries to bypass the Great Firewall of China using a VPN will be subject to legal punishment by law.
Posted May 28 2017 By Ahmed Bahgat

Egypt_computer-870 On May 24th, the Egyptian government ordered ISP's to block 21 news websites including Huffington Post Arabic, Mada Masr and most of the news websites that are remotely opposed to the government of Egypt or represent non-biased journalism. This ban came in the form of a direct order from the presidency to the ISP companies.