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Latest News: Rights and Freedoms

Apple has removed 25 VPN apps from its app store in Russia following a request from Roskomnadzor, the country's internet regulator. The affected apps include popular services such as NordVPN, Proton VPN, Red Shield VPN, and Planet VPN. This action comes as part of a broader effort by the Russian

Husain Parvez Published on 11th July 2024

TikTok has announced that it’s suing the US government, claiming that the recently passed ban against the social media platform is unconstitutional. It compels TikTok to divest from its parent company, ByteDance, by January 19th, 2025, or cease operations in the US. In a court filing submitted

Hendrik Human Published on 11th May 2024

The US Senate has voted to reauthorize controversial surveillance laws, extending government spy powers for another two years. The bill, passed with bipartisan support by a vote of 60-34, extends Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), allowing the government to gather

Keira Waddell Published on 23rd April 2024

Pornhub, a leading adult content website, has ceased operations in Texas. This drastic measure comes in response to a controversial court ruling upholding a Texas law that mandates stringent age verification on pornographic websites. Texans are now unable to access Pornhub, which has blocked

Husain Parvez Published on 20th March 2024

In a significant development, Chinese state-backed experts claim to have cracked the encryption of Apple's AirDrop feature. This breakthrough, as reported by Bloomberg, enables the identification of phone numbers and email addresses of users, potentially allowing the Chinese government to monitor

Husain Parvez Published on 11th January 2024

In response to the implementation of new age verification laws in Montana and North Carolina, adult entertainment giant Pornhub has decided to block users in these two states from accessing the platform. The move is part of an ongoing battle against state-level regulations that require online adult

Keira Waddell Published on 5th January 2024

Last week, Texas Republican state representative, Steve Toth, introduced a bill that would require internet service providers to block access to “information or material intended to assist or facilitate efforts to obtain an elective abortion or an abortion-inducing drug.” ISPs would be forced to

Keira Waddell Published on 3rd March 2023