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Exploring the Chinese internet with WeiboScope

Source: Ethan Zuckerman

Scholars of social media spend a lot of time studying Twitter. Twitter’s not the largest social network in the world – Facebook has at least twice as many users – but it’s massive and influential, particularly in the world of journalism, where smart practitioners have learned to report on stories using accounts from Twitter.

Events-based Controls

How do events on the ground impact information control online? The Internet has amplified citizens’ communication, allowing them to organize and mobilize for political or social causes. Major sporting events have been used to introduce security measures and justify surveillance capabilities that often have a lasting legacy in the countries or regions where this happens.

微信监控诠释

公民实验室2020年5月7日发布报告指出,中国最流行的社交媒体软件微信是对平台上的文档和图像内容实施监控,并使用监控所得的数据训练其审查系统。本文是对该报告的概述,以及与研究团队的一些常见问答。

微信監控诠釋

公民實驗室2020年5月7日發布報告指出,中國最流行的社交媒體軟件微信是對平台上的文檔和圖像內容實施監控,並使用監控所得的數據訓練其審查系統。本文是對該報告的概述,以及與研究團隊的一些常見問答。

WeChat Surveillance Explained

On May 7 2020, the Citizen Lab published a report that documents how WeChat (the most popular social app in China) conducts surveillance of images and files shared on the platform and uses the monitored content to train censorship algorithms. This document provides a summary of the research findings and questions and answers from the research team.

CLSI 2019 in Review

CLSI brings together academics, researchers, activists, and frontline workers and asks them to address some of the most pressing issues at the intersection of digital security and human rights.