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12 April 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Apr 12 2017

This week's update shows how governments and corporate executives collaborate to limit access to content online.


Facebook content guidelines are indicative of a normative perspective on women that is simultaneously both sanitized and sexualized.

Sarah Myers West

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The Weekly Takedown: 7 December 2016

Dec 6 2016

Silicon Valley companies join forces against terrorism, one Chinese's company's quest to take censorship abroad, and more.


21 July: The Weekly Takedown

Jul 21 2016

In this week's update: Facebook is accused of censoring Kashmiris, Twitter bans a journalist's account for racist and sexist tweets, and a 14-year-old blog myst...


22 June: The Weekly Takedown

Jun 22 2016

In this week's edition: Pressure from Bangladesh to remove "inappropriate speech," and removal of speech with no prodding at all.


March 3, 2016: At the intersection of corporations and governments

Mar 3 2016

In this week's roundup: Facebook erases culture in Indonesia, and meetings between the US Justice Department and social media companies make headlines.