Black Code is a gripping account of how governments control and manipulate the internet in order to censor and monitor their citizens. With stories from exiled Tibetan monks circumventing China's surveillance apparatus, Syrian citizens tortured for Facebook posts, Brazilian activists using social media to distribute alternative news, and Pakistani online violence against women, we see firsthand the high-stakes consequences that our unprecedented level of digital communication can produce. As this battle for control of cyberspace is waged, our ideas of citizenship, privacy, and democracy will be challenged to the very core.

  • 14A
  • 89 min
  • 2017
  • Canada
  • English/Portuguese/Swedish/Arabic
  • Directed by Nicholas De Pencier

    WHEN TO WATCH

    • May 26@ 6:00AM SC2
    • May 26@ 2:20PM SC2

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    Available On Demand Nov 01 2017 - Jan 31 2019

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