Canadian Company Netsweeper Closes $1.2 million Deal to Filter Bahrain’s Internet

Bahraini Protesters. // Source On January 7th, Bahrain closed a deal with Canadian web filtering company Netsweeper, Inc., to purchase a “National Website Filtering Solution” for $1, »

Encrypted Communication App Telegram Shuts Down ISIS Accounts

In the wake of the November 13th Paris terrorist attacks, Telegram shut down 78 public channels being used to share ISIS-related content through its platform amid »

#FreeElSexto — Impressions of a Radically Free-Thinking Artist

Cuban artist and blogger released after 10 months in prison The Cuban street artist, political blogger, and human rights activist Danilo Maldonado Machado, known to many »

New Data Retention Law Threatens Privacy in Australia

Map of Five Eyes Alliance Countries // Source On October 13th, a new data retention law came into effect in Australia, requiring telecoms and Internet service providers »

Safe Harbor and NSA Data Collection Come Under Fire from European Court

Seat of the European Court of Justice, Luxembourg. // Source Since 1998, the secure transfer of data between Europe and the United States has been ensured by »