Signal for Android update ducks censorship, adds stickers and doodles

As mainstream interest in online privacy expands, Signal wants to grow along with it. This week, the app added two features, one a serious response...

Turkey maintains Tor block, flicks social networks offline for 12 hours

In light of the assassination of Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov, Turkey further tightened its already restrictive limits on certain forms of Internet use. The most recent...

Hacker News calls for “political detox,” critics cry censorship

Can social media even exist without political debate? What about trolls? Hacker News, the social news site run by Y Combinator, is trying to find out. The...

WeChat, China’s top messaging app, no longer tells users when it censors their messages

Users of WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, have stopped being informed when their messages are being censored in a move that further erodes user...

The Internet Archive gears up for the Trump era by creating a backup in...

The Internet Archive is seeking donations to create a backup in Canada. Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle seems worried about the upcoming "radical" changes in Washington, D.C. once the Donald...

Crunch Report | Facebook Builds a Censorship Tool

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UK wants to censor ‘non-conventional’ sex videos

In an ongoing effort to prevent pornography from soiling the shores of Britannia, UK lawmakers are working to prevent the spread of ‘non-conventional’ sex videos...

Facebook has reportedly developed News Feed software to suppress posts in China

How far is Facebook willing to go to convince China’s communist government to lift the ban on its social network in the country? According to a new report, the company...

Study estimates cost of last year’s internet shutdowns at $2.4 billion

Whenever there’s a shutdown of internet access or restrictions placed on an app, we shake our heads disapprovingly because we know it’s a fundamentally bad...

Multi-media journalists face jail time after reporting on North Dakota pipeline protest

 Investigative reporter and co-founder of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman, is now facing riot charges in the state of North Dakota after her report on a Native American-led pipeline protest there went...

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Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage launched

Samsung recently launched the flagships of the year - Galaxy S8 and S8+. Both the devices are already up for pre-registration in India,...