Syria's Digital Crackdown

Friday, May 20, 2011


More than 900 people are estimated to have died in street protests in Syria as Bashar Al-Asad’s government cracks down on dissent. The regime has also taken its fight online, exploiting activists’ reliance on social networking sites in order to combat opposition. The EFF's Jillian York talks about the innovative ways the regime is trying to use the internet against activists.

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