Category Archives: Internet Use/New Technologies

Far-right groups move online conversations from social media to chat apps — and out of view of law enforcement

Right-wing groups on chat apps like Telegram are swelling with new members after Parler disappeared and a backlash against Facebook and Twitter, making it harder for law enforcement to track where the next attack could come from.

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Trump ban by social media companies came after years of accommodation for world leaders who pushed the line

When Facebook and Twitter cracked down on President Trump in the wake of the riot that breached the U.S. Capitol last week, the world took notice.

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IWF: ‘Grave threat’ to children from predatory internet groomers as online child sexual abuse material soars to record levels

[news release] Predatory online groomers are a “grave and widespread threat” to children in their bedrooms as new figures reveal the record-breaking scale of child sexual abuse imagery on the internet.

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Misinformation ‘superspreaders’: Covid vaccine falsehoods still thriving on Facebook and Instagram

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Conspiracy theories and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine are still spreading on Facebook and Instagram, more than a month after Facebook pledged it would take them down.

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Free And Equal Internet Access As A Human Right

Having internet access in a free and equal way is very important in contemporary world. Today, there are more than 4 billion people who are using internet all around the world. Internet has become a very important medium by which the right to freedom of speech and the right to reach information can be exercised. Internet has a central tool in commerce, education and culture.

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