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University of Minnesota Student Jailed for Tweeting About Xi

A Chinese student was sent to prison for six months for tweeting images deemed "insulting" to President Xi Jinping. The student, 20-year-old Luo Daiqing,...

Internet Security: 6 Must-Know Tips for Keeping Your Data Safe Online

Anyone who uses the Internet must have a minimum knowledge of how to protect their data online. Otherwise, hackers can get hold of personal...

How the EU’s GDPR Laws Have Affected American Firms

In May 2018, the European Union introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law. All companies that sell products or services in the EU...

Facebook CEO Refuses to Block Fake Political Ads

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, defended his company’s decision to allow fake political ads to run on the platform. In an interview with...

How Social Media Has Evolved

Social media is today an unavoidable necessity for most people. Almost a decade back, social media was just making its mark in people’s lives....

China Is a Huge Threat to Personal Information Security According to Trump Security Advisor

Robert O'Brien, the new national security advisor to President Donald Trump, warned that U.S. allies who are thinking of allowing Huawei to build their...

UK Internet Regulations Pose Risks to Free Speech

The British government is considering setting up a regulator for Internet content, which will be tasked with overseeing websites and essentially deciding which of...

TikTok Shuts Down American Teenager for Exposing Uyghur Persecution

The Chinese government likes to silence any criticism against it, whether it comes from its own citizens or people from outside the country. An...

WeChat: A Tool of Authoritarian Control?

"This WeChat account has been suspected of spreading malicious rumors and has been temporarily blocked…" is the message BBC reporter Stephen McDonell received earlier...

Ingenious Ways of Using Blockchain by the Chinese

Last month, Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired a meeting on blockchain technology with party members. Predicting the technology to play a key role in...

Russia’s Censorship May Jeopardize Internet Freedom Worldwide

Russia’s ever-tightening grip on its citizens’ Internet access has troubling implications for online freedom in the United States and other countries that share its...

Text Messages and Phone Records Intercepted by Chinese Hackers

A hacking group backed by Beijing hacked into telecommunication companies, stealing textual content of "geopolitical interest," according to a new report by cybersecurity firm,...

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