freedom of expression

Op-Ed

The Guy Who Saved Your iPhone From Hackers Is Stuck in a UAE Jail

'Million dollar dissident' Ahmed Mansoor’s actions protected millions of iPhone users from sophisticated spyware. If you care about your privacy and security, you should be fighting for his release.
Tanya O'Carroll
5.12.17
Social Media

An Indonesian Instagram Account Is Destroying Celeb Reputations with Gossip

Lambe Turah has millions of followers and zero accountability.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
5.2.17
Wicked Burn

This Indie Space Network Launched the ‘First Protest in Space’ Targeting Trump

'LOOK AT THAT, YOU SON OF A BITCH' reads a suborbital tweet paraphrasing Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell.
Becky Ferreira
4.12.17
Special Case

How Twitter Sued the Trump Administration and Won Almost Instantly

Twitter sued Customs and Border Protection on Thursday. By Friday morning, the government withdrew its subpoena for the user information of @ALT_uscis.
Sarah Jeong
4.7.17
guide

How to Protest Without Sacrificing Your Digital Privacy

How to keep your digital devices and accounts safe when exercising your right to peaceably assemble.
Joseph Cox
1.20.17
Gear

What to Bring to a Peaceful Protest

The gear you should bring when exercising your Constitutional right to peaceably assemble, and what you should leave behind.
Samantha Cole
1.20.17
VICE News

Inside Eritrea: The World's Most Censored Country

Cold calls, pirate radio, posters and messages left on banknotes are just a few ways underground activists fight for freedom.
Madison Margolin
7.20.16
News

Researchers Accuse Canadian Internet Company of Helping Yemen Censor the Web

Citizen Lab says the Houthi rebels got help from Netsweeper to censor news and political websites.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.21.15
London

Jimmy Wales: 'There's Really No Excuse' Not to Use Encryption

Wales addresses security and encryption at London’s IP Expo.
Victoria Turk
10.7.15
News

Tinder Blocked Anti-Violence Campaign that Made Woman Look Beaten

The company swiped left on this provocative campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.25.15