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Weaponizing the Digital Influence Machine: The Political Perils of Online Ad Tech - Reports

Developments in technology have turned digital political advertising into a weapon which is dangerous to democracy, a report by Data & Society argues

Encryption and Anonymity follow-up report - Reports

After three years, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye authored an update to the 2015 Report on Encryption and Anonymity, addressing trends in state restrictions and the role of corporations

The Russian VPN ban: another round in the battle for a free Internet - Legal Resources

In the Russian Federation, a new Law that prohibits anonymizers and VPN usage is to enter into force on 1 November 2017. What are VPNs and what does this law mean for freedom of expression? The author attempts to disentangle the technicalities at stake

Encryption under Threat - Reports

Increasingly, cybersecurity and privacy are undermined in the name of security, for example tackling encryption tools. A report by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs explains why Germany should oppose this trend

Is the Ukrainian ban on Russian social media justified? - Legal Resources

The recent ban of Russian social media in Ukraine has provoked intense discussions. The author explores original Ukrainian-language documents to find out more about the official perspective on the ban

Russia versus the European Court of Human Rights: bad news for online freedom of expression? - Legal Resources

Russia’s unwillingness to give up part of its constitutional sovereignty may prevent the effective intervention of the European Court of Human Rights. An analysis focusing on the country's online regulation

Freedom House - Freedom of the Net - Indexes

An annual study of internet freedom providing detailed assessment of key development in the digital realm for 65 countries across the world

Digital rights in Russia 2017 - Reports

An analysis by Article 19 on the deterioration of freedom of expression online in Russia

Twitter transparency report - Datasets

Since 2012, Twitter Transparency Report highlights trends in information requests and removal requests addressed to the platform

Web Index - Indexes

The Web Index is designed and produced by the World Wide Web Foundation to measure the World Wide Web’s contribution to social, economic and political progress in countries across the world