NEW OONI Probe test for Signal Private Messenger app released! πŸŽ‰ πŸ™ πŸš€ πŸ’«

Update now:
β€’ OONI Probe Mobile 2.11.0:
β€’ OONI Probe Desktop 3.4.0:

You can now test the Signal app and check if it's blocked!

Signal test results from around the world are openly published here:

We published πŸ’« 2 new user guides πŸ’« for:

β€’ OONI Probe Mobile:
β€’ OONI Probe Desktop:

These guides share step-by-step instructions on how to run censorship tests, access censorship data & customize your use of OONI Probe. πŸ™

Would you like to do a Google Summer of Code (GSoC) with us? πŸ˜ƒ

This year, we have πŸ’« 5 OONI GSoC projects πŸ’« you can apply to:

Applications start today!

Apply by 13th April 2021:

We're excited to share that the OONI Probe Desktop App now supports automated testing! πŸŽ‰ πŸ™ πŸ’«

Update to OONI Probe Desktop 3.3.0 on Windows & macOS:

By enabling automatic testing (in the settings), OONI Probe tests will run automatically on a regular basis!

Myanmar: Data on internet blocks and internet outages following military coup

Our report w/ IODA & MIDO shares data on:

β€’ Blocking of social media, Wikipedia, circumvention tool sites

β€’ Ongoing internet outages

IMPORTANT: Are you running the old python version of ooniprobe?

As it's being discontinued, please switch over to the new OONI Probe Command Line Interface (CLI): πŸ’«

With OONI Probe CLI, all OONI Probe tests are run automatically every day! πŸ˜ƒ πŸ™

Are you running the python legacy version of ooniprobe ( on Linux or macOS?

If so, please switch over to the new OONI Probe Command Line Interface (CLI): πŸ˜ƒ πŸ™

The legacy ooniprobe version is being discontinued.

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NEW OONI Probe Command Line Interface (CLI) released! πŸš€ πŸ™ πŸŽ‰

Install OONI Probe on:

β€’ Debian/Ubuntu:
β€’ macOS:

Upon installation, OONI Probe will run all tests *automatically* every day!

NEW OONI Probe Test for RiseupVPN! πŸš€ πŸŽ‰

You can now check whether RiseupVPN works on your network.

Update to the latest version (2.9.1) of OONI Probe Mobile:

Warm thanks to the folks from the LEAP collective for developing this new test! ❀️

NEW REPORT: Uganda internet blocks & nationwide internet outage amid 2021 general election

With DefendDefenders & IODA we share data on:

β€’ Social media + VPN blocks

β€’ 4-day internet outage amid 's 2021 election

Happy New Year! πŸŽ‰

We wish you good health and happiness! ❀️

May 2021 bring more social justice to the world.

Year in Review: OONI in 2020

In our post, we share:

β€’ OONI highlights from 2020 πŸ™
β€’ Exciting ways that community members made use of OONI data πŸ’™
β€’ Upcoming OONI projects in 2021! πŸ’«

Warm thanks to our community! ❀️

Since 2016, we have had the opportunity to collaborate with many great digital rights organizations from around the world. ✊ πŸ™ πŸ’™

We published an OONI Partners page to highlight their important work, and share the research projects we have collaborated on:

Today is OONI's 8th birthday! πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‚ πŸ™

As of today, 8 years ago, the 1st OONI measurement was collected & published!

Today, 376 million measurements have been published from 21 thousand networks in 239 countries 🌍

...and that's all thanks to our AMAZING COMMUNITY! ❀️ πŸ₯‚

Belarus protests: From internet outages to pervasive website censorship

At least 86 websites blocked in Belarus, including news media, opposition, and election-related sites.

Our report shares OONI data on these blocks.

Today, at RightsCon Online, join us at 15:15 UTC to learn how to investigate internet shutdowns with open data!

Our friends at CAIDA will discuss tracking internet outages & we'll discuss measuring social media blocking.

See you soon! 😊 πŸ™ πŸ’«

Did you miss some sessions? No worries, they're all recorded! πŸ˜„ πŸ™ πŸ’«

Watch 18 presentations on internet measurement projects, advocacy efforts against internet shutdowns & circumvention tool projects!

We also share slides πŸ‘‡

Support the OTF: Support a Free & Open Internet

In our latest statement, we share our experience working with the Open Technology Fund (OTF) & discuss how they played a crucial role in supporting the fight against internet censorship worldwide.

Measurement observations on network performance during the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Italy

Our report with M-Lab shows a correlation between increased internet use & decreased network performance amid the outbreak in Northern .

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