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Trump travel ban

How Trump’s travel ban highlights an alarming trend for citizens

Last month, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s controversial decision to indefinitely restrict travel to the United States from several Muslim majority countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Syria, and in addition, North Korea and Venezuela. This is yet another attack on our freedom and basic human rights—an alarming trend that is spiking across the […]

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Geo TV blocked

With Geo TV blocked, Pakistanis’ rights are under attack

Pakistan’s popular Geo TV network is blocked in over 80% of the country, allegedly for criticizing the country’s military for their imposed authority over civilian institutions. This appears to be another case of the government abusing its power in determining what content its citizens may consume, as well as sending a warning to other media […]

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AnchorFree Provides Users in Turkey Free, Unlimited Access to Hotspot Shield to Blocked Social Media Sites Twitter and YouTube

Yesterday, Turkish citizens turned to Hotspot Shield to circumvent blocks by Turkey on Twitter and YouTube. Within the first two hours, over 100,000 users in Turkey downloaded Hotspot Shield to securely access YouTube and Twitter. We have already seen daily installations of Hotspot Shield in Turkey increase by 889.19 percent on iOS; and by 1019.17 […]

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