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Cyber influence links: African internet takedowns, WeChat image censorship & more

Links on the growing collection of international actors using and manipulating cyberspace to fulfil international ambitions and shape global developments.

Photo: Jiangang Wang  / Getty
Photo: Jiangang Wang / Getty
Published 21 Apr 2017   Follow @DaniellesCave

Evidence of censorship of image in WeChat’s group chat feature. A user with a China account attempts to send a picture of the cover of a report on the 709 Crackdown published by China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group 中国维权律师关注组 and is blocked. Reproduced with permission from Citizen Lab.

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