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Onlinecensorship.org Launches Resource Kit for Journalists

The Onlinecensorship.org Team
Sep 30 2017

This resource answers frequently asked questions and provides background information on various issue areas, including fake news, hate speech, and censorship of...


Onlinecensorship.org, for me, was about drawing attention to how social media censorship disproportionately affects marginalized communities. The communities that could most benefit from protected spaces online are being excluded from participation.

Ramzi Jaber

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New project: Creating better standards for transparency in how platforms moderate content

Aug 23 2017

We're thrilled to announce that we'll be working on a new project to create a consensus-based priority list of the information users and researchers need to bet...


Onlinecensorship.org launches second report, "Censorship in Context" (PDF)

Jillian C. York
Nov 16 2016

Censorship in Context: Insights from Crowdsourced Data on Social Media Censorship


Onlinecensorship.org Launches in Spanish

Kim Carlson
Jul 21 2016

We're thrilled to announce that as of today, our website is available in Spanish!


Of course we should be able to use social networks to protest against puritanical views about women’s bodies. And we need to defy the idea that the only acceptable images of women are those selected to suit the male gaze, or that men (or tech firms!) can be the ones to decide whether our nipples are sexual or not.

Leigh Alexander

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Onlinecensorship.org launches first report (PDF)

Mar 31 2016

Unfriending Censorship: Insights from four months of crowdsourced data on social media censorship


Onlinecensorship.org at RightsCon

Jillian C. York
Mar 24 2016

Onlinecensorship.org team members will be attending and presenting at RightsCon Silicon Valley, March 30-April 1, 2016.