Jan. 6, 2017
Rebecca MacKinnon was quoted in the New York Times about Russia banning LinkedIn:
Direct blocking of websites has been done by China, Russia, Turkey and several other nations for years, usually through their state-run internet service providers. But civil rights groups say the pressure authoritarian governments are now placing on Apple and Google is a new wrinkle.
"Apps are the new choke point of free expression," added Rebecca MacKinnon, from open internet tracking outfit New America.