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In preparation for the Special Rapporteur’s presentation to the UNHRC next June, the submission reviews some of the barriers to addressing problems of technology-facilitated violence, abuse, and harassment against women and girls; contextualizes the complicated environment within which online harassment operates; and suggests recommendations to address, mitigate, and remedy these issues.
In a recent paper presented at FOCI, Citizen Lab researchers investigate the nature of keyword filtering in Chinese mobile games, supporting a decentralized framework of censorship.
WeChat and Sina Weibo adapted and evolved their censorship efforts in response to the death of Liu Xiaobo.