Faculty of Arts & Science professor Ron Deibert is director of the Citizen Lab, a “hacktivist hothouse” that is internationally renowned for detecting abuses of power online.

Watching the watchers: U of T’s Ron Deibert blazing new trails with the Citizen Lab

His book was just reviewed in the New York Review of Books, and he was recently quoted extensively in a 

The risks faced by China's human rights lawyers: U of T sociologist Sida Liu

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab published a report today that reveals how WeChat, the most popular chat app in China, censors content.

U of T's Citizen Lab exposes censorship on popular chat app, WeChat

The University of Toronto's Citizen Lab says the death of Liu Xiaobo last week led to increased censorship in China as people took to social media to express their grief.

Censorship in China increases in wake of Liu Xiaobo's death: U of T's Citizen Lab

University of Toronto undergrad Jing Zhou knows a lot about surveillance issues in China and Canada, but even she’s surprised by findings that hundreds of millions of people are at risk of hacking and surveillance because of a pop

Citizen Lab researchers find privacy problems in popular Baidu browser

Three hugely popular Chinese live streaming applications are being routinely censored, researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab have revealed.

U of T researchers uncover hidden censorship on Chinese live streaming apps

Research from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab outlines how Chinese social media app WeChat is using cutting-edge technology to censor images shared by its over 1.1 billion users.

Citizen Lab research outlines how WeChat uses high-tech algorithms to censor images: South China Morning Post

A new report from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab suggests companies hosting interactive online video content in China are censoring that content – from dance performances and comedy routines to songs –

Citizen Lab reports on censorship in Chinese social video platforms

U of T's Citizen Lab reports that the Chinese government blocked discussion of its actions on social media while it was arresting, torturing and imprisoning human-rights lawyers.

U of T's Citizen Lab found China censored social media during the 709 Crackdown

“Don’t stay in school.” Most kids never hear those words from their parents. But when Yuqing Wang announced she would do a PhD at the University of Toronto, her mother was upset.

Where hard work meets passion, meet brain disorder researcher Yuqing Wang

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Faculty of Arts & Science professor Ron Deibert is director of the Citizen Lab, a “hacktivist hothouse” that is internationally renowned for detecting abuses of power online.

His book was just reviewed in the New York Review of Books, and he was recently quoted extensively in a 

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab published a report today that reveals how WeChat, the most popular chat app in China, censors content.

The University of Toronto's Citizen Lab says the death of Liu Xiaobo last week led to increased censorship in China as people took to social media to express their grief.

University of Toronto undergrad Jing Zhou knows a lot about surveillance issues in China and Canada, but even she’s surprised by findings that hundreds of millions of people are at risk of hacking and surveillance because of a pop

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