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Iran CyberWatch: May 21-25, 2012

This week in Iran Cyber Watch: Call for Internet Blackout, Religious Social Networking, Iran’s Complaint to Google and more.

Recruitment ASL 19 – Research Coordinator

ASL19 is a non-for-profit organization which closely collaborates with the Citizen Lab researching the state of internet controls, circumvention and surveillance in Iran. We are currently looking for a full time research coordinator to join our team.

Iran CyberWatch: May 4 – 11, 2012

This week in Iran Cyber Watch: Cause of cyber attack on Ministry of Oil, ban on foreign E-mail addresses, the Supreme Leader’s religious orders on the use of circumvention tools, and more.

Call for Applications: Technical Researcher

The Citizen Lab currently has an opening for a full-time technical researcher to be based at the University of Toronto. The incumbent will provide technical and analytical support for research projects on Internet censorship, surveillance, cyber security and attacks (e.g. denial-of-service attacks, malware, etc), and related topics.

OpenNet Initiative Releases New Report on Faith-Based Censorship

The OpenNet Initiative (ONI) is pleased to release In the Name of God: Faith Based Internet Censorship in Majority Muslim Countries. This occasional paper analyzes the Internet censorship policies and practices of majority Muslim countries and finds that in many of these countries online information controls are primarily based on the Islamic faith and interpretations of its instructions