Netsweeper Update

Netsweeper, a Canadian company, continues to help the Bahraini government censor the Internet, reports the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto.

Read the Citizen Lab’s latest report here:
https://citizenlab.org/2016/09/tender-confirmed-rights-risk-verifying-netsweeper-bahrain/

News Coverage

Laura Wright of CBC News reports:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/netsweeper-bahrain-government-internet-censorship-1.3769803

In The Globe and Mail, Colin Freeze reports:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/bahrain-using-canadian-software-to-stifle-dissent-report/article31980835/

Raphael Satter of the Associated Press reports:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/canadian-firm-helping-bahrain-censor-dissent-on-the-web-researchers-1.3081398

La Presse Canadienne reports:
http://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/09/21/netsweeper-une-firme-du-canada-complice-de-la-censure-internet-au-bahrein_n_12114622.html

Jordan Pearson of Vice’s Motherboard writes:
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/canadian-government-funded-notorious-censorship-company-for-a-decade-netsweeper-bahrain-citizen-lab

Visit the University of Toronto’s U of T News page:
https://www.utoronto.ca/news/implicated-bahrain-censorship-citizen-lab