Coding Rights is a OONI Project partner in Brazil. The Open Observatory of Network Interference is a free software, global observation network for detecting censorship, surveillance and traffic manipulation on the Internet.
We help the project by testing and publicizing its tools, and also by helping investigate possible interferences detected by them, for example by explaining the local context that is related to the case or running more elaborate tests from a local vantage point.
Some of the activities by Coding Rights resulting of this partnership:
- Installed and ran OONI Probes from different vantage points in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Quoted on WhatsApp block in Brazil in 2016: OONI Data Reveals How WhatsApp Was Blocked (Again) in Brazil
- Beta tested OONI Probe’s WhatsApp test for detecting blockages in the specific protocol used by the app.
- Facilitated a workshop to expand OONI’s test list for Brazil during CryptoRave 2017.
- Article about OONI and the OONI Probe, by project’s member Maria Xynou, on Boletim Antivigilância
- Participated in OONI Partner Gathering 2017, in Toronto, Canada
- Explained OONI and how it helps understand (and fight) censorship in the podcast El Desarmador: Quién Vigila a los Vigilantes