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The Weekly Takedown: 20 June 2018

Jun 20 2018

YouTube’s arbitrary enforcement of its moderation policies drew criticism from gambling vloggers, cannabis channels, and more in this week’s Weekly Takedown.


2 August 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Aug 2 2017

In the latest Weekly Takedown: Google's technosolutionism, why the #freethenipple movement is struggling, and more...


19 July 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Jul 19 2017

Winnie the Pooh, terrorist content, and sacred cows are among the content censored this week by social media platforms...


27 April 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Apr 27 2017

Thailand and Vietnam go after Facebook, Instagram goes after museums, and Twitter refuses to go after Trump...and more in this week's Takedown.


31 March 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Mar 31 2017

A look at Twitter's latest transparency report and YouTube's new "restricted" mode...and more in this week's Takedown.


The Weekly Takedown: 18 January 2017

Jan 18 2017

Censorship in Thailand, a lawsuit against Microsoft, and more in this week's Takedown.


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.


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

Nov 16 2016

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


14 September 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Sep 14 2016

Nudity on Facebook and Instagram feature heavily in this week's takedown.


7 September 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Sep 7 2016

This week, we look at algorithmic models to fight extremism, the growth of white nationalism on Twitter, and the ever-increasing censorship of Facebook pages an...


27 July 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Jul 27 2016

In this week's update, we look at new features at Twitter, Facebook's block of a Wikileaks link, and more.