Cyber-theft, and by that dint, cyber-security, are daily concerns for people with information that is coveted, or feared, by others.
The Israeli Knesset last week passed a first reading of a controversial new bill that would allow Israeli courts to order social media companies to remove online content it deems “inciting.” The “removal of criminally offensive content from the Internet,” colloquially known as…
Search engines are like mystical boxes. We throw in a question and receive an answer. They are the salvation for those who are always using web-search. They are also the cause of headaches for those who value their privacy.
Russian Internet users may soon be required to register with a state services portal in order to post comments on news websites.
Is it time we took a stance against hackers both working for themselves or for law enforcement? We have known for some time now that governments can, and do, sneak into our computers, phones, tablets, and other devices.
In China, an apparent assault on a woman in a Beijing hotel is driving an online conversation about gender-based violence in the country, and — much to the suspicion of many netizens — taking the air out of the debate surrounding the Panama Papers…
China, the world’s most populous country, is use to being out in front when it comes to technology; well, not in the race for “Freedom on the Net.” In the 2015 report from the American watchdog Freedom House, China has…
GitHub was the target of a malicious distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack a few weeks ago. The attack focused on pages owned by pro-Chinese free speech websites to stop Chinese citizens from accessing outside information.
Foreigners who will attend the 2022 Winter Olympics, if Beijing is successful in its bid, will be able to get uncensored Internet access. This isn’t an issue for Chinese who “don’t like” sites like Facebook and Twitter, an official said.
Check out this two-minute teaser on a group of cyberfeminist researchers who put their heads together recently during a week-long artist residency at Frank Ratchye Studio in Pittsburgh.