19 July 2017: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Jul 19 2017
404: Telegram has agreed to block “terrorist content” specified by Indonesia’s communications ministry
SPEECH!: Winnie the Pooh is being censored on social media platforms in China after users posted images comparing his appearance to President Xi Jinping.
LONG READ: A recent Oxford study found that authoritarian and democratic countries alike game social media to shape public opinion.
CENSORED: As American tech firms move to India, many are choosing to self-censor certain content
Aug 10 2017
Politicians censor, and accuse platforms of censorship...and more in the latest Weekly Takedown.