Following massive victories by Joseph Kabila’s ruling party in DRC elections on December 31st 2018, the DRC Government has restricted national internet access & shut down news agencies to prevent national disruptions/protests.
Hackers across the world have come together to do what they could in support of the people of Sudan, teaching its citizens how to bypass internet restrictions while taking down close to 300 Sudanese Government websites.
Late in November, Ethiopian authorities announced a new Government initiative aimed at cracking down on the spread of fake news and hate-filled social media postings deemed to be fueling conflict and ethnic tensions around the country.
A new study of Democrats, Republicans and Independents paints an interesting view of the opinions of Americans in regards to social media, as well as how the industry is helping or hurting this country at the present moment in time.
For the first time, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has begun fining Google for failing to connect to Russia’s Federal information systems.