Witness

Broadband Bruce: Fighting Canada's Digital Divide

A reformed troublemaker rigs up high-speed internet in his community to help turn around the indigenous reserve.

Inside Story

Who is to blame for the massive ransomware attack?

A virus demands money from Windows users in 99 countries as banks, hospitals and well-known companies are affected.

Human Rights

What can you do if your country cuts the internet?

The UN considers the internet a human right, but governments are increasingly infringing on the rights of people online.

The Listening Post

Wikipedia, open-source and the truth

Facts, trust and the power of open source knowledge with Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Katherine Maher.

Internet

China: Muslim site blocked after petition to president

Authors of letter to president challenging "crimes of totalitarian system" say website shut down after their petition.

Chinese Muslim website blocked after Xi Jinping letter

Opinion

How Facebook hurt the Syrian Revolution

Social media made the Syrian revolutionary movement less resilient and more exposed to regime brutality.

Riham Alkousaa

by Riham Alkousaa

Riham Alkousaa

Opinion

We need to resist censorship of cyberspace

I'm among the liberal US journalists and professors whom Google warned were targeted by government-backed attackers.

Kara Alaimo

by Kara Alaimo

Kara Alaimo

Opinion

The IP Act: UK's most extreme surveillance law

Snowden's revelations didn't preclude the passing of the most invasive surveillance law in the UK.

Jim Killock

by Jim Killock

Jim Killock

Science & Technology

Snooping, data leaks and the threat to online privacy

Experts warn expansive new surveillance laws and lax attitudes threaten civil liberties and expose new vulnerabilities.

Snooping, data leaks and the threat to online privacy

Opinion

The vagaries of Pakistan's cybercrime law

Some regulation of the internet is in order, but Pakistan's cybercrime law goes too far.

Bina Shah

by Bina Shah

Bina Shah

Opinion

Under surveillance in Russia

How and why Russia has been intensifying surveillance of activists, journalists and opposition figures.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Fault Lines

Crypto Wars: Behind the Encryption Debate

Fault Lines investigates the debate over encryption and what's at stake when the US government goes after private data.

Cyber Security

Hackers cripple US internet in wide-scale cyber attack

WikiLeaks implied its supporters may be behind the attack and asked them to "stop taking down the US internet".

Hackers cripple US internet in wide-scale cyber attack

Middle East

First internet addiction rehab clinic opens in Algeria

Health experts at the new clinic agree that internet overuse has emerged as a national issue.

First internet addiction rehab clinic opens in Algeria

Business & Economy

News media industry: Going for broke

As publishers try to fix a broken business model, it isn't only journalists who are pining for the "good old days".

The news media industry is going for broke