23 October 2021
Internal email sent to amazon employees on Friday requires them to delete TikTok from their phones, citing it as a "security risk"
Indian army prohibits PUBG, Instagram and Tinder applications to their troops
Report: Internet in Iran disrupted due to knock-on effect of power cut in Armenia
Accounts removed by @Facebook that are linked to @jairbolsonaro and @realDonaldTrump former political advisor Roger Stone
Possible ban on @tiktok_us being looked at in the context of the national security threat from the China Communist Party, says @SecPompeo
Pompeo: We thank Google and Facebook for not sharing information with the Chinese government
FBI is opening a new China-related counterintelligence case approximately every ten hours.
TikTok (owned by a Chinese company) pulls out of Hong Kong because new security law could force it to send user data to Beijing
U.S. looking at banning Chinese apps like TikTok, says @SecPompeo
US "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including @tiktok_us, @SecPompeo tells @FoxNews, cautioning that people should only download that app "if you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party."
Carrie Lam decided to invoke NSL and gives more powers that allow police/authorities to: enter premise without warrant; restrict movement; freeze/forfeit assets; intercept communication, and request ISP or platform to remove information on internet
It's day seven of Ethiopia's national internet shutdown as the country enters a new work week offline; real-time network data show national connectivity at just 11% of ordinary levels with ordinary users remaining cut off from the world
1 year ago
UK set to phase out Huawei from 5G network in major U-turn - reports
Russia's fake-news factory - Prigozhin's St. Petersburg troll factory - found Bellingcat working on a major story on them &forged correspondence from @bellingcat.
Iran threatens retaliation after what it calls possible cyber attack on nuclear site Three Iranian officials who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity said they believed the fire was the result of a cyber attack, but did not cite any evidence
1 year ago
NYT: China's Software Stalked Uighurs Earlier and More Widely, Researchers Learn
Prime Minister @narendramodi quit Chinese social media page Weibo shortly after 59 Chinese Apps were banned by India, Top Govt sources confirm. Delay to grant permission to quit was from China, as quitting process for VIP accounts is very complicated. Deleted now
Erdogan says a law that either completely bans or regulates social media sites such as Twitter must be immediately drafted to prevent "lies, smear campaigns, targeted attacks to personalities."
Canadian Internet Registration Authority will be pulling all advertising on Facebook platform effective immediately. In a statement, CIRA says, Facebook is 'damaging trust' and 'hate speech, fake news and misinformation undermine the spirit and functioning of the open internet.'
The US Federal Communications Commission has just designated China's Huawei & ZTE as companies posing a national security threat to the United States1 year ago
The US Federal Communications Commission has just designated China's Huawei & ZTE as "companies posing a national security threat to the United States"
1 year ago
In the hours that followed, protests spread through various parts of Oromia prompting the state controlled @ethiotelecom to shut down the internet & telephone networks in most parts of the country. The Internet is partially restored in some areas
Ethiopia has blocked internet access after protests broke out in response to the murder of popular singer and Oromo rights activist Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead last night in Addis Ababa
Internet shutdown in Ethiopia as seen from @Cloudflare's network. Times are UTC
Statement just in from TikTok India
New York Times pulls out of Apple News
Indian Government: 'Modi Govt shows its tremendous resolve and dexterity of engaging China on multiple fronts and hitting China where it hurts the most. This is India's first salvo to China after the border clashes, showing that India has a diverse range of retaliatory options.'
Indian Govt bans 59 Chinese apps, including Tik-Tok. Full list
Coronavirus misinformation spread by Russian and Chinese journalists is finding a bigger audience on social media in France and Germany than content from the European nations' own premier news outlets, according to new research
GitHub goes down, affecting thousands of software developers
Dustin Nemos is at least the 2nd featured speaker at the Washington, D.C. QAnon rally last September to be banned from Twitter, following Dylan Wheeler (known online as "Educating Liberals")
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