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Leaked E-mail: Iraq Shuts Down Its Internet, Again

Iraq is shutting down its Internet again, but this time not for security reasons. A leaked email that originated from an Iraqi Internet service provider (ISP) and was shared with SMEX confirms that on May 16, 2016, the Internet will be shutdown for three hours, from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m., “in all regions of Iraq.” The email […]

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Digital Citizen 3.5

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. Subscribe here! BAHRAIN The Bahrain Center for Human rights reported that on 9 July 2015, the Bahraini electronic crimes directorate started investigations some Twitter users for alleged insults toward elected members of parliament, and that one […]

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Lebanese University Hosts Public Discussion of Cybersecurity in Lebanon

On May 12-13, the Lebanese University hosted a two-day conference titled “Cybersecurity and Cyberdefense: Stakes and Perspective,” organized by the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie. The conference offered a chance to gain perspective on how academics, government and authorities, and others view cybersecurity in Lebanon and how they might collaborate to address the issues it raises. These are questions governments […]

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