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11 December 2013
Nigerian lawmakers are considering multiple bills of law that aim to target online fraud and financial crime, but could undercut key civil liberties along the way.
9 December 2013
A new "anti-protest" bill in Spain could prohibit calling for protests via the Internet, circulating riot images during demonstrations, and "violence against street furniture."
4 December 2013
What is Internet governance? A new video from Fundacion Karisma offers a short, illustrated tutorial on one of the murkiest topics plaguing digital rights activists today.
27 November 2013
Japan's House of Representatives passed the controversial State Secrecy Protection Bill on Tuesday, November 26 despite criticism from journalists and human rights advocates.
26 November 2013
"Hello darling! Your beloved 404 is back." Activists fear that a new government agency, charged with investigating ICT-related crime, may usher in a new regime of surveillance and censorship.
22 November 2013
The controversial bill seeks to impose tougher penalties for leaking national secrets. Critics fear it could curtail media freedom and the right to information.
19 November 2013
A new amendment to Ecuador's penal code would obligate cybercafe owners to video surveil their customers and leave ISPs with hefty new data collection requirements.