This week in Iran Cyber Watch: Call for Internet Blackout, Religious Social Networking, Iran’s Complaint to Google and more.
This week in Iran Cyber Watch: Local E-mail services, Supreme Council on Cyberspace and more.
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.
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.
This post is the first in a new series tracking the latest news and updates on the status of Internet controls and circumventions in Iran compiled by ASL19.
The Citizen Lab is proud to participate in the Google Policy Fellowship for the fourth time next summer. In June 2012, a Google Policy fellowship based at the Citizen Lab will be be offered to a student who is passionate about technology and Internet policy. Applications are due by February 3, 2012 by midnight Pacific time. For more information see the Google Policy Fellowship site.
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.
The OpenNet Initiative (ONI) is pleased to announce the availability of our summarized global Internet filtering data as a downloadable CSV file under a Creative Commons license.
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
Dr. Rafal Rohozinski, Senior Scholar at the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab, testified before United States Congress on Friday July 15th, 2011 on Internet Freedom in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).