Myanmar shuts down internet to stifle anti-coup protests

Myanmar’s military leaders are extending their internet restrictions in a bid to limit protests against their coup. According to BBC News, NetBlocks has discovered that Myanmar instituted…

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FBI sent a team to ‘exploit’ Portland protesters’ phones

Federal agents tend to focus their phone cracking efforts on terrorists, but they appear to have shifted their attention to civil disobedience. NYR Daily has learned that…

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Facebook users reported Wisconsin militia group before last night’s shooting

A Facebook event organized by a militia group that advocated for members to “take up arms” in response to protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin was reported to Facebook…

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Facebook takes down militia group that organized armed response to protests

Facebook has removed the page for a Kenosha, Wisconsin militia group after it organized a “call to arms” event as a response to protestors demonstrating against the…

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Belarus is reportedly blocking and throttling Twitter in reaction to protests

Twitter has acknowledged that it is being blocked and throttled in Belarus, likely due to protests contesting the legitimacy of recent election results. Alexander Lushenko had won…

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Demographic report on protests shows how much info our phones give away

If you marched in recent Black Lives Matter protests in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis or New York, there’s a chance the mobile analytics company Mobilewalla gleaned demographic…

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