It has been a busy week, with the release of our report – The Canadian Connection: An investigation of Syrian government and Hezbullah web hosting in Canada. The report covers a very delicate issue. We were very concerned about the findings as we came across them, and saw this as a case that could generate [...]
There is growing concern about the use of commercial filtering and surveillance technology in countries that regularly restrict Internet content and violate human rights. Considerable attention has been focused in recent weeks on Syria, particularly following the Syrian regime’s violent crackdown against the 2011 uprising. Numerous reports have documented the use of technology produced by [...]
I joined Al Jazeera’s The Stream via Skype to talk about a collective of pro-Assad hackers and online activists, who call themselves the Syrian Electronic Army. Our InfoWar Monitor Project has released several reports about the Syrian Electronic Army, which can be found here. See the Al Jazeera interview here.
I was a guest of Rick MacInnes-Rae’s CBC Dispatches. We discussed the Information Warfare Monitor‘s report on the Syrian Electronic Army by Citizen Lab senior fellow Helmi Noman, and the larger context of cyberspace controls and contests. You can listen to the show here.