Messengers with more than messages: shopping on WhatsApp, WeChat and others. Controlling communications: Russia censors the web. And on Exit: film maker Stephan Nadelman creates a tribute to surfing.
Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China's blacklist, with Apple saying it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws.
Foreign VPNs have been removed from China's Apple stores, WhatsApp messages are being filtered and a massive censorship campaign scrubbed social media of Liu Xiaobo. What is happening to the Chinese web?
The EU wants online companies to filter out illegal content, but without a standard definition of what that is or how it should be removed. Critics say the potential for unwarranted censorship sends a dangerous message.
Around 1,000 people have rallied in Moscow in protest of the government's harsh legislative controls of the internet. The internet is - for now - one of the few places relative freedom of speech exists in Russia.
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