The Treasury Department says an updated general licence issued authorises tech firms to offer more social media and collaboration platforms, video conferencing and cloud-based services.
Not everyone has access to computers and the internet to continue attending school from home.
Both Chinese and Iranian media took the opportunity to point out endemic racism and police brutality in the US as ties between the two countries and Washington deteriorate.
Governments from China to Singapore to Israel, ordered electronic monitoring of their citizens' movements to tackle Covid-19 and even some digital privacy defenders say it may be prudent to use some of the available data to help control the outbreak.
The internet curbs imposed by New Delhi on disputed Kashmir is making it impossible for tens of thousands of people to work from home and combat the coronavirus threat.
India's communication blockade on the back of its revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's autonomous status has forced several journalists into odd jobs.
Iran’s government claims only 5 protesters died, but Amnesty's report paints a far darker picture.
Iraqi authorities reportedly cut off Internet access for nearly all of Baghdad and the southern part of the country on Tuesday as the latest wave of protests resulted in casualties.
India's actions in Kashmir are evidence that the country is unable to convince Kashmiris to merge with India.
State-run telecoms monopoly announced Cubans will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week.
No arrests have been made in the cases but authorities said they were questioning several suspects. The chief minister of Tripura state has warned of strict action against people indulging in spreading rumours and fake news.
Earlier this month, authorities said police arrested dozens of people, including officials working in national education offices and printers, as part of an investigation into how parts of the 2016 high school exams were leaked online.
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