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Latest censorship publications


Lantern, US-backed censorship circumvention tool records growth

As Lantern uses a peer-to-peer approach, even if more restrictions are introduced by the Russian government, the app will still be able to function and thrive. Before the recent increase... Read More


How social media is adapting to new censorship 

The world's largest social media platforms are bigger than ever. With Facebook having close to three billion monthly active users, it dominates the social media landscape, leaving Twitter, Instagram and... Read More


Twitter adds ‘hellban’ to anti-abuse measures

Twitter has announced today that it is rolling out a raft of additional measures to counteract abuse of the platform – including a feature whereby the missives of identified abusers... Read More


China imposes internet news reporting ban on major online companies

The Cyberspace Administration of China has ordered major companies to stop reporting news due to the ‘huge negative effects’ of the companies’ original news reports. According to Beijing News (Chinese),... Read More


China proposes foreign domain name censorship

A new draft law in China could potentially increase domain name restrictions, limiting domestic access to foreign websites. The measures outlined in the ‘Internet Domain Name Management Rules’ (Chinese) remain... Read More


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