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22 April 2015
Jonathan McCully contributed to this report. Last month, Rafael Marques de Morais was awarded the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Journalism for his “impactful, original, and unwavering investigative...
21 April 2015
"Apart from the problems of using handcuffs on minors, is this really a proportional response to a YouTube video?"
In an article for online magazine Digital Rights: Latin America & The Caribbean, No.21, Argentinean lawyer Valeria Milanés explains that even though the United States is a world leader in data processing, it...
16 April 2015
More than 67,000 user accounts have been deleted due to a new rule that prohibits screen names and profile pictures that threaten national security, destroy ethnic unity, or defame others.
15 April 2015
Spring has sprung and lawsuits are in full bloom! New Zealand ISPs brace for legal challenges over VPNs and Facebook is facing multiple lawsuits concerning user privacy.
13 April 2015
Google representatives have denied Russian media reports that Google was bowing to Russia's demands and moving to store Russian users' data on servers inside the country, calling them "inaccurate."
11 April 2015
"This latest curtailment of freedom of expression further restricts public discourse and will create a void in Malaysian social media and a deafening silence in news forums."
10 April 2015
Google and eBay may be caving to Russia's data localization law, a move that would leave users even more vulnerable to state surveillance than they are today.
6 April 2015
Thailand's military-backed government lifted martial law in the country but signed a new order which gave broad powers to army personnel.
26 March 2015
The new data retention demands are just the latest in a string of restrictive Internet measures employed by Belarus in the wake of the next presidential election.