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Her fight for your rights

Could censorship end the internet as we know it? Not if Roya Ensafi can help it.

Censored Planet: Tracking internet censorship without on-the-ground participation

Censored Planet is releasing technical details for other researchers and for activists.

CSE researchers report over $11M in research grants last quarter

The awards were distributed to 18 different primary investigators.

Roya Ensafi named inaugural Consumer Reports Digital Lab Fellow

The new fellowship program was designed to study the effects of connected products and services.

CSE researchers help organize 10th anniversary workshop on internet freedom

Prof. Roya Ensafi and PhD candidate Reethika Ramesh led organizing efforts for USENIX’s Tenth Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet.

Real-time monitor tracks the growing use of network filters for censorship

The team says their framework can scalably and semi-automatically monitor the use of filtering technologies for censorship at global scale.

How Russia’s online censorship could jeopardize internet freedom worldwide

The nation is using inexpensive commodity equipment to block 170K domains on more than 1K privately-owned ISPs.

Best paper award for analysis of a decade of malware reports

The research suggests that common blacklist-based prevention systems are ineffective.

Online censorship detector aims to make the internet a freer place

Censored Planet could provide new insight into the flow of online information

Study reveals new data on region-specific website blocking practices

A team of researchers unearthed new data on geographic denial of access to web content in a new paper.

Three CSE faculty selected for Google Faculty Research Awards

Profs. Jia Deng, Roya Ensafi, and Manos Kapritsos have been selected to receive Google Faculty Research Awards.

Four New Faculty Join CSE

Meet the new arrivals.