In this report we provide the first systematic study of keyword and website censorship on WeChat, the most popular chat app in China
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This report is an analysis of the types of content removed by WeChat on its public accounts (also known as “official accounts”) blogging platform.
Slate’s discussion on the proliferation of Chinese messaging applications worldwide was informed by Citizen Lab research report “Asia Chats: Analyzing Information Controls & Privacy in Asian Messaging Applications.”
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.
This campaign is the first documented case of one-click mobile exploits used to target Tibetan groups, and reflects an escalation in the sophistication of digital espionage threats targeting the community.
This year, Citizen Lab researchers will present on issues ranging from WeChat image filtering to the methodologies used for identifying commercial spyware abuses.
What makes a good CLSI Session? The purpose of CLSI is to be an interactive, participant-led workshop that leads to tangible outcomes. The session description should present the problem/issue being examined, the kinds of data that will be used in the session, and description of the current state of the project or activity. Objectives should… Read more »
UPDATE: The 2019 Citizen Lab Summer Institute will take place on July 31-August 2 at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. The annual Citizen Lab Summer Institute (CLSI) workshop is a meeting place for researchers and practitioners from academia, civil society, and the private sector who are working on Internet openness, security, and rights…. Read more »
In the days leading up to the 30th anniversary of June 4 1989, YY, a popular live streaming platform in mainland China, updated its keyword blacklists with content focused on Democracy Movement related memorials and activism in Hong Kong.