It’s no good Twitter and Facebook serving as an ad hoc international court

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In January, Twitter banned the account of Donald Trump after tweets allegedly inciting …

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Yasser Arafat is arrested in India for pro-Palestinian FB post. Go figure

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Here’s a quite remarkable story. In India, a 32-year-old man posted a pro-Palestine …

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Museveni‘s Uganda: A template for presidents who don’t want to leave office

by Rashmee

Posted on January 12, 2021


Does any of this sound familiar? A president who refuses to leave office and will …

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It’s not clear Europe can really take on ‘Gafa’ and ‘Bat’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2019


  Brussels is finally trying to become something more than a lifestyle and values superpower. …

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Nations need to take a bespoke and multi-faceted approach to online regulation

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2019 / The National


Social media possesses immense power to influence our societies. Now, a number of countries are …

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So, now we know. #Facebook friends aren’t real friends

by Rashmee

Posted on November 20, 2018


Enormously impressed by Florida highest court. It’s ruled on something people should know, except that …

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Nick Clegg is right. Even Bhutan’s fledgling politics feels baleful effects of tech

by Rashmee

Posted on October 22, 2018


After he took a job with Facebook, former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg explained …

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Censorship of the web is already a worldwide norm, not the exception

by Rashmee

Posted on September 5, 2018 / The National


When Facebook and Twitter face US congressmen’s questions today (September 5) about policing online content, …

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Has the ‘delete Facebook’ campaign had effect? Not so you would notice

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2018


Facebook reports quarterly earnings today, the first reckoning-up since an enormous crisis of trust engulfed …

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What did Mark Zuckerberg know about Turkey’s elections and when did he know it?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2018


On Thursday, April 19 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey suddenly announced that presidential and …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK