Eric Coomer worked for Dominion Voting Systems. He also posted anti-Trump messages on Facebook. What happened next ruined him.
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In the last decade, Dave’s Redistricting App (DRA) has grown in popularity among groups looking to create their own redistricting maps.
Four Facebook users have been detained by police in Hanoi and a central province for allegedly trespassing on state interests.
There is a contradiction between Egypt’s rapid development of the digital economy and state control of the media, with arrests of tiktokers.
The Russian government is using an extremism trial to put an end to the protests around opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Ai Weiwei is without a doubt the most well-known living Chinese artist today, but he isn’t given the credit he deserves in China.
From Myanmar to Hong Kong, youth seeking democracy are organizing themselves online around milk tea, a traditional regional beverage.
Over the last year, Rwandan authorities arrested or prosecuted at least eight people who used YouTube to report current events.
African dictatorships are playing whack-a-mole with African digital rights, inventing restrictive policies to suppress freedom of speech.
Bangladesh authorities have arrested hundreds, including children, for using social media to express displeasure with government.