President Trump wants to use an executive order to make the FCC and FTC police social media censorship

President Trump has a plan to involve the FTC and FCC in policing censorship by social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter. Earlier in August, CNN’s Brian Fung reported on a summary of a draft executive order from President Trump that was first reported on by Politico. The executive order is supposedly aimed to … Continue reading “President Trump wants to use an executive order to make the FCC and FTC police social media censorship”

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  • Jul 24, 2019
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

New research confirms Kazakhstan is spying on connections to Facebook, Twitter, VK, Instagram, Youtube, Google, and more

Kazakhstan is actively spying on its citizens’ internet connections to Facebook, Twitter, VK, Instagram, Youtube, Google, along with many other sites. New research published by Ram Sundara Raman, Leonid Evdokimov, Eric Wustrow, Alex Halderman, and Roya Ensafi has identified 37 domains that are being targeted by Kazakhstan’s ongoing man-in-the-middle (MITM) internet attack. The group of … Continue reading “New research confirms Kazakhstan is spying on connections to Facebook, Twitter, VK, Instagram, Youtube, Google, and more”

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5 tips for helping children think critically about privacy

Navigating our increasingly connected digital world can be difficult for the privacy-conscious parent.  There are many decisions to make about how children engage safely and protect their privacy online, including whether and to what extent children are allowed to participate in social media and games.  Fortunately, there are a lot of resources out there, including … Continue reading “5 tips for helping children think critically about privacy”

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Indians are using VPN to bypass an ongoing social media block against Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, and more

Over 12 million Indian Internet users in the Jammu and Kashmir region have been blocked from using social networking and social media sites such as Reddit, Facebook and Twitter. Internet service providers (ISPs) in the region are following an order from the local government that blocks 22 social networking and social media sites. The Jammu and … Continue reading “Indians are using VPN to bypass an ongoing social media block against Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, and more”

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Turkey blocks Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter… again

Starting Thursday, 11:07PM local time in Turkey, internet users started reporting that Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter had been blocked. Internet users in Turkey were forced to use a VPN to access their social media accounts. The government has started to tighten access to VPNs as well. Unfortunately, PayPal was denied a financial license renewal by the Turkish … Continue reading “Turkey blocks Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter… again”

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