OONI - Tor Project # Around the Web

The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) is a free software project under The Tor Project which aims to empower decentralized efforts in increasing transparency of internet censorship around the world.

  • By running ooniprobe, you can collect data that can serve as evidence of internet censorship since it shows how, when, where, and by whom it is implemented.
Uganda's Social Media Tax through the lens of network measurements

Image by @neemascribbles. Probed ISPs: MTN (AS20294), Africell (AS36991), Airtel (AS37075), Smile Telecom (AS37122), Africa Online Uganda (AS29039), DATANET (AS29032), Sombha (...)

11 November
The State of Internet Censorship in Venezuela

A study by IPYS Venezuela, Venezuela Inteligente, and the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI). Update (2018-10-19): The section on Tor becoming accessible was (...)

15 August
South Sudan: Measuring Internet Censorship in the World's Youngest Nation

Image by Mandavi Established in July 2011, South Sudan is the youngest country in the world. But the transition to independence from Sudan has been far from smooth, as the (...)

31 July
Mali: Social media disruptions amid 2018 presidential election?

Two days ago, on 29th July 2018, Malians went to the polls to vote in presidential elections and reported that social media was inaccessible. This is not the first time that (...)

30 July
Do you use OONI Probe? We want your feedback!

Survey (self-hosted mirror) Since last year’s launch of the OONI Probe mobile apps, tens of thousands of people have been measuring internet censorship in around 200 countries (...)

18 July
The State of Internet Censorship in Egypt

The report uncovers anomalies on Egyptian networks, including censorship and the hijacking of unencrypted HTTP connections for advertising and cryptocurrency mining. Read full (...)

1 July
Ethiopia: Verifying the unblocking of websites

Pro PM Abiy Ahmed Rally at Meskel Square, June 2018 - Photo by Berhan Taye On 22nd June 2018, the Ethiopian government reported that it had unblocked 264 websites. This (...)

29 June
Nigeria: Measuring Internet Censorship

Last October, Nigeria’s National Communications Commission (NCC) reportedly ordered the blocking of 21 websites. In response, we collaborated with Nigeria’s Paradigm Initiative (...)

10 June
OONI Community Interviews: Julie Owono

If you’ve met Julie Owono, you’ll probably agree that her passion and determination for defending digital rights is one of the things that stands out about her. In her capacity (...)

22 May
OONI at RightsCon 2018

We are excited to participate at RightsCon next week: the world’s leading event on human rights in the digital age. Annually hosted by Access Now, this three-day conference (...)

10 May
OONI Community Interviews: Moses Karanja

We first met Moses Karanja several years ago at the Citizen Lab Summer Institute. He’s a Kenyan information controls researcher, having previously worked with Strathmore (...)

8 May
ParkNet: Short Documentary on Internet Censorship in Cuba

Last year we had the opportunity to travel to Cuba to explore its internet landscape. We spent most of our time hopping from one public WiFi hotspot to another, measuring (...)

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