Tag Archives: Egypt

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch – May 2013

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch discusses censorship and filtering, surveillance, blogger and netizen arrests and more.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch – April 2013

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch discusses censorship and filtering, surveillance, blogger and netizen arrests and more.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch – March 2013

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch covers topics such as censorship and surveillance, blogger and netizen arrests, cyber attacks and technological developments from the region.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch – February 2013

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch covers topics such as censorship and surveillance, blogger and netizen arrests, cyber attacks and technological developments from the region.

EVENT: HarassMap, Social Mapping Sexual Harassment and Violence in Egypt

The Citizen Lab and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) are hosting an event on 5 February 2013 on how social media can help better understand and help women who are harassed or sexually assaulted.

Planet Blue Coat: Mapping Global Censorship and Surveillance Tools

Blue Coat Devices capable of filtering, censorship, and surveillance are being used around the world. 61 of these Blue Coat appliances are on public or government networks in countries with a history of concerns over human rights, surveillance, and censorship. Our findings support the need for national and international scrutiny of Blue Coat implementations in the countries we have identified, and a closer look at the global proliferation of “dual-use” information and communication technologies.

Egypt’s president Morsi grants himself far-reaching powers

Source: The Toronto Star

Egypt’s president on Thursday issued constitutional amendments that placed him above judicial oversight and ordered the retrial of Hosni Mubarak for the killing of protesters in last year’s uprising.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch – November 3-16, 2012 – Citizen Lab

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch covers topics such as censorship and filtering, blogger and netizen arrests, Internet and social media use, and technology.

Egyptian prosecutor orders a ban on Internet porn

Source: Eva Galperin, EFF

On Wednesday, the country’s Prosecutor General, Abdel Maguid Mahmoud, ordered government ministries to enforce a ban on pornographic websites, based on a three-year old ruling by Egypt’s administrative court.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch: July 28 – August 10, 2012

This edition of the MENA Cyber Watch covers topics such as censorship and filtering, blogger arrests, cyber attacks and more.