CyberArabs, Issue 1 (Arabic)

The internet has become a vital channel for the free flow of information across the Arab world, and has been taken up by tens of thousands of bloggers and journalists. But as the number of web users striving for greater freedom of expression grows, repressive governments have become more aware of this aspect of the internet, and have increased their own capacity to track, harass and threaten those who use it. In this cat-and-mouse game, many bloggers and human rights activists in the region remain under-informed about the security threats they face when using modern communication technology. Cyber-Arabs (, a new magazine on digital security in the Arab World, will seek to narrow this knowledge gap by providing comprehensive, easy-to-understand information in Arabic about the key issues, and guidance on how to stay safe when working online.

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