Monthly Archives: January 2018

Iran Protests: OONI data confirms censorship events

At this point, you have probably read all about the major anti-government protests that erupted across Iran over the last week. You may have even read about how services like Telegram and Instagram were blocked, reportedly as part of a government attempt to stifle the unrest.

We publish this post to share OONI network measurement data collected from Iran between 28th December 2017 (when the protests started) to 2nd January 2018. OONI data confirms the blocking of Telegram, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger amidst Iran’s protests and reveals how blocks were implemented.

Read the report here.

Publication date: 5th January 2018

Publisher: Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI)

OONI at the 34th Chaos Communication Congress (34C3)

The OONI team attended the 34th Chaos Communication Congress (34C3): Europe’s largest hacker conference on technology, society, and utopia. We hosted an assembly (called the OONI-verse), and our project lead (Arturo Filasto) presented OONI.

Learn more here.

Publication date: 23rd December 2017

Publisher: Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI)