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In episode 21 of our podcast for July, I talk about: A decision giving Canadians more rights to Anonymity Iraq’s recent blocking of social media and more Iran’s outright criminalization of social media A court decision requiring warrants to access cell tower location data Another court stating that irrelevant seized data needs to be deleted after searches […]

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Iraq Telecom Ministry Orders ISPs: Kill The Internet in Five Provinces | SMEX: Channeling Advocacy If this is real, it is an interesting view into the specifics of Internet censorship in Iraq. I find “Block all access to VPN in all Iraq from 4 pm until 7 am on daily basis” particularly interesting. Just trying […]


Iraq Crisis: Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook Blocked by Government to Stop Isis Plotting Many sources are reporting that most major social networks are being blocked in Iraq. It is generally assumed that this is being done to prevent use of these tools for organization and propaganda by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). […]

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