World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Internet Censorship in Lebanon: The Case of Currency Exchange Rate Online Platforms

As the Lebanese economy continues to deteriorate, the unofficial exchange rate between the dollar and the lira, officially pegged at $1 USD to 1,507.5 L.L since 1997, reached a peak of $1 to L.L10,500 earlier in March. The record high exchange rate was accompanied by nationwide protests. The Lebanese government, turning a blind eye to …

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World Day Against Cyber Censorship: Who is controlling what we see online?

World Day Against Cyber Censorship is a yearly event that happens on March 11 to rally support for a single, unrestricted Internet that is accessible to all and to draw attention to the ways that governments around the world are deterring and censoring free speech online. But companies these days as well are controlling almost …

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