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16 January 2019

Africa: Legal & economic cost of speaking out online increased in 2018, research says

Author: Global Voices - ADVOX

"Taxed, throttled or thrown in jail: Africa’s new internet paradigm", 11 Jan 2019...

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27 December 2018

Sudan: Govt. shuts down social media amid protests, raising concerns about freedom of expression & assembly

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20 November 2018

Facebook & Twitter allegedly taking insufficient action to stop spread of hate speech & incitement of violence through their platforms

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25 October 2018
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Author: Naiara Galarraga Gortázar, El País, (Brazil)

 “ ‘Folha’ é ameaçada no Twitter por Bolsonaro horas depois de pedir investigação de ‘ação orquestrada com tentativa de constranger a liberdade de imprensa’ ”, 25 de outubro de 2018...

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25 October 2018
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Author: Andrea Jubé, Valor Econômico, (Brazil)

“Brasil é 1º caso de fake news maciça para influenciar votos, diz OEA”, 25 de outubro de 2018...

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25 October 2018
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Author: Rede Brasil Atual/Sul 21, (Brazil)

“Presidente do Ethos defende boicote as empresas envolvidas com fake News”, 19 de outubro de 2018...

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27 September 2018

Brookings Institution issues policy recommendations on how to manage the impact of digital technology on fair elections, human rights & internet governance

Author: Ted Piccone, Brookings Institution, in Sur: International Journal on Human Rights (Brazil)

"Democracy and digital technology", 27 Sep 2018...

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3 September 2018
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Author: Dieynaba Kane, Le Quotidien (Sénégal)

"Projet de Code des télécommunications : Menaces sur WhatsApp, YouTube et autres", 1 septembre 2018...

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27 August 2018

Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions

Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative

Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...

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30 July 2018

Ugandans oppose social media tax; say it will undermine freedom of speech & expression

Author: The East African (Kenya)

"Ugandan netizens unite against social media tax"...

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