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πŸ“’ Job Opening: Mobile Developer for OONI Probe
ooni.org/post/2021-job-opening

Join our team to lead the development of OONI Probe Mobile, supporting human rights defenders worldwide to investigate and fight internet censorship. ✊ πŸ™ πŸ’«

Apply by 31st October 2021!

🟒 OONI Probe Desktop 3.6.0 is released! πŸŽ‰

This version includes:
β€’ Language support for & (thanks to Zaina Foundation & Localization Lab communities) πŸ’™
β€’ Experimental card (for running our new experimental tests) πŸ§ͺ

Update now: ooni.org/install/desktop πŸ™

🟒 New OONI Probe Mobile 3.3 release! πŸ™ πŸ’«

Update now: ooni.org/install/mobile

We improved the layout of measurement screens.

Thanks to support from Zaina Foundation & the Localization Lab community, the latest version of the OONI Probe mobile app now supports Swahili and Dutch! 😍

Interested in contributing an OONI Probe test? 😍

Check our πŸ’« new tutorialπŸ’« for writing OONI Probe tests! πŸ‘‡
github.com/ooni/probe-cli/tree

If integrated into OONI Probe, your test will be run in ~ 200 countries every month, with results published as open data.

🟒 User Guide: OONI Probe Command Line Interface (CLI) πŸ™ πŸ’«
ooni.org/support/ooni-probe-cl

Our new user guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to use OONI Probe CLI on macOS, Debian/Ubuntu Linux, and on Raspberry Pis! 😍

πŸ“’ Job Opening: Mobile Developer for OONI Probe
ooni.org/post/2021-job-opening

Join our team to lead the development of OONI Probe Mobile, supporting human rights defenders worldwide to investigate and fight internet censorship. ✊ πŸ™ πŸ’«

Apply by 31st October 2021!

πŸ“’ Job Opening: Mobile Developer for OONI Probe
ooni.org/post/2021-job-opening

If you join our team, you will lead the development of OONI Probe Mobile, supporting human rights defenders worldwide to investigate and fight internet censorship. πŸ’« πŸ™ πŸ’«

Apply by 31st October 2021!

Today, elections began in .

But leading up to the election, OONI data shows that ISPs in Russia were already blocking access to a variety of different content -- including news media and circumvention tool websites.
explorer.ooni.org/search?until

Regardless of what is returned in the DNS response, what all ISPs in (at least those included in this study) appear to have in common is the lack of transparency of the fact that access to www.gutenberg.org is intentionally blocked.

Internet users just see an error message.

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In blocking www.gutenberg.org, some ISPs in (e.g Fastweb & Tiscali) return an NXDOMAIN, others (e.g. TIM, Telecom Italia, Iliad) return the IP address 127.0.0.1, while Vodafone Italia returns the IP address 83.224.65.170.
ooni.org/post/2021-italy-block

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OONI measurement analysis shows that access to www.gutenberg.org is blocked on at least 7 AS networks in .

Most ISPs primarily block access by means of DNS tampering.
ooni.org/post/2021-italy-block

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🟒 [New Report] Italy blocks Gutenberg book publishing website
ooni.org/post/2021-italy-block

In collaboration w/ Davide Brunello, we published a new report which examines the blocking of the Gutenberg book publishing website across networks in based on OONI data.

We thank OONI Probe users for contributing measurements, supporting this study. πŸ’™ πŸ™

We also thank those who participated in interviews, sharing valuable insights into the realities and impact of LGBTIQ website censorship in their countries and regions. ❀️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

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In , some block pages for LGBTIQ websites contained affiliate ads, suggesting the presence of financial incentives.
ooni.org/documents/2021-lgbtiq

We previously observed ads being served as part of censorship efforts in Egypt: ooni.org/post/egypt-internet-c

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All 6 countries serve block pages for LGBTIQ websites, but techniques vary.

β€’ & -> DNS hijacking
β€’ -> DNS injection
β€’ -> HTTP transparent proxies
β€’ -> WireFilter technology
β€’ -> WireFilter + Netsweeper technologies

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We found that all 6 countries block access to internationally-relevant LGBTIQ websites, while , , , and the also block access to several local and regional LGBTIQ websites as well.

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We analyzed OONI data from , , , , & the to examine the blocking of LGBTIQ websites.

This data was combined with literature review & findings from interviews with LGBTIQ communities (carried out by the Citizen Lab & OutRight Action International).

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Thanks to OONI Probe users, more than 464 million network measurements have been collected from 239 countries & territories since 2012. πŸ’« πŸ™ πŸ’«

Many of these measurements contain evidence of Internet censorship.

Interested in mining OONI data?

See our post: ooni.org/post/mining-ooni-data

New to the OONI-verse? πŸ’« πŸ™ πŸ’«

Check our latest blog post on "A brief introduction to OONI" ➑️
ooni.org/post/brief-introducti

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