Articles tagged "TWiOT"

Fri, 18 November 2011
Cartel Kills Blogger: TWiOT

Cartel Kills Blogger: TWiOT

Las Zetas kill another "blogger." A body was hung from the same overpass where two bloggers were murdered last month. According to the…

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Fri, 11 November 2011
Las Zetas Murder Another Blogger

Las Zetas Murder Another Blogger

Rascatripas, a blogger and moderator of the site Nuevo Laredo En Vivo, was murdered by the drug gang Las Zetas. His body was hung from the…

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Fri, 4 November 2011
Wed, 5 October 2011
Kuwait Arrests Social Media Users

Kuwait Arrests Social Media Users

Two Twitters and one YouTube user have been arrested recently in the Gulf country of Kuwait. Kuwaiti Twitterers Nasser Abul and Mubarak…

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Thu, 22 September 2011
Thu, 8 September 2011
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

With mobile tech, Siemens helps torture a new generation, this time in Bahrain. Siemens was instrumental in bringing the Nazis to power…

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Thu, 18 August 2011
Syrians Campaign for Detained Geek

Syrians Campaign for Detained Geek

Campaign for imprisoned Syrian blogger. Anyone who still believes that imprisonment and torture of social media users is limited to…

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Wed, 10 August 2011
London, Riots & Social Media

London, Riots & Social Media

London riots feature social media policing and Blackberry Messaging. London's Metropolitan police told reporters they were delving into…

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Thu, 4 August 2011
Thu, 21 July 2011
Wed, 13 July 2011
Israel Passes Anti-Boycott Law

Israel Passes Anti-Boycott Law

Israel makes boycotts illegal. One of the time-tested, non-violent ways in which people have attempted to force grass-roots change is by…

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Fri, 8 July 2011
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

China trying to buy some Facebook. News has surfaced that a sovereign wealth fund representing the Chinese government wants to buy a…

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Fri, 1 July 2011
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

Brazilian blogger murdered. 36-year-old Brazilian blogger Ednaldo Figueira was shot down in the streets of his home town, Serra do Mel…

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Wed, 22 June 2011
Thu, 16 June 2011
Imprisoned Syrian Blogger a Fake

Imprisoned Syrian Blogger a Fake

Gay Girl in Damascus a straight man in Scotland. When the "cousin" of blogger "Amina Abdallah Arraf" reported her abduction, people around…

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Thu, 9 June 2011
Mon, 6 June 2011
Fri, 3 June 2011
Syria Shuts Off Internet

Syria Shuts Off Internet

Today, Syria joined the lengthening list of countries who have cut themselves off from the world and their own people by turning off its…

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Wed, 1 June 2011
Report on Mideast Pro-Gov Hackers

Report on Mideast Pro-Gov Hackers

Report on the "Syrian Electronic Army." Helmi Norman, a research at Citizen Lab and Research Affiliate at the Berkman Center, has released a…

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Fri, 27 May 2011
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

Xu Zhiyong disappeared in Beijing. The lawyer and blogger (PDF) disappeared last Friday, telling friends he was being "taken away to the…

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Fri, 20 May 2011
Great Firewall Founder Attacked

Great Firewall Founder Attacked

Chinese technologist Fang Binxing is credited as the father of the Great Firewall of China, the ring of blocks and filters that keeps the…

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Thu, 12 May 2011
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

Permanent Ban Sought Against Facebook in Pakistan. In a feature on EFF, "This Week in Internet Censorship," Jillian York points to a…

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Thu, 5 May 2011
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

Iran Officially Worst Online Oppressor. A new report from Freedom House has ranked Iran as the world's worst abuser of online rights…

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Fri, 29 April 2011