May 11, 2022
The US-ASEAN Summit Should Prioritize Internet Freedom
By Michael Caster
Washington should use the upcoming Special Summit to take a firm stand against the rising digital authoritarianism in Southeast Asian nations.
December 10, 2021
Is Thailand Ready for the Metaverse?
By Tita Sanglee
The next digital revolution carries great promise for the country and its people, but also great peril.
August 03, 2021
How China Helps the Cuban Regime Stay Afloat and Shut Down Protests
By Leland Lazarus and Evan Ellis
Chinese companies have played a key part in building Cuba’s telecommunications infrastructure, a system the regime uses to control its people, just as the CCP does within its own borders.
July 05, 2021
Can Taiwan Provide the Alternative to Digital Authoritarianism?
By Melissa Newcomb
China and Taiwan are becoming digital states in parallel — China as a digital authoritarian regime, and Taiwan as a digital democracy.
March 04, 2021
Facebook Removes Pages and Accounts Linked to Thailand’s Military
By Sebastian Strangio
The offending accounts targeted users in southern provinces that are home to a long-running Muslim separatist insurgency.
February 17, 2021
Thailand’s Creeping Digital Authoritarianism
By Gerard McDermott
Since the military coup of 2014, Thailand has developed one of the most sophisticated systems of digital surveillance in Southeast Asia.