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7 August 2015
Until now, managing online discourse has been delegated to Internet content providers on a largely ad hoc basis.
India's overreaching ban on pornography sites was lifted less than a week after it was laid down, in the wake of heavy criticism. But the mockery of government continues.
5 August 2015
We join partners around the world in condemning the treason charges against Netzpolitik and demanding an end to the German government's investigation of our colleagues.
3 August 2015
"What the **** are community standards if they cannot take down a page purely abusive in nature, harassing a woman using her photos and other personal details?"
30 July 2015
The last time a German journalist was charged with treason was in 1962, when the editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel was prosecuted for publishing secret documents about the German defense forces.
13 July 2015
Supporters of the Zone9 blogging collective are expressing both joy and bitterness at the release of some -- but not all -- of the bloggers from prison last week.
11 July 2015
A new comprehensive cyber security law in China would legalize censorship, authorize network shutdowns, and make real-name registration mandatory.
10 July 2015
At least 14 Mexican states and government agencies had contracts with Hacking Team, the Italy-based spyware company. But only some of them have constitutional authority to monitor citizen communications.
"They are [attacking] bloggers because the Internet penetration is still low in the country and they want to silence freedom of speech that exposes their narratives and political message."
8 July 2015
"Rights groups knew Egypt using Hacking Team spyware since 2012; Sunday's hack just proved it," says Egyptian activist Ramy Raoof.