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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.
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.
29 July 2015
The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. A recent executive decree from Peru’s government compels all telecommunications companies...
28 July 2015
Russian censors are now officially adding anonymizing websites to their blacklist registry, on the grounds they enable access to extremist content that is already blocked in Russia.
22 July 2015
"...the revelations have touched a nerve with certain Global Voices community members who are now virtually certain that their own communications devices were infected and monitored using Hacking Team spyware."
18 July 2015
Vladimir Putin signed the "right to be forgotten" search engine law into force, while publicly coming out in support of "minimal restrictions" for the Russian Internet.
14 July 2015
13 July 2015
Serbian Authorities Take Control of A Man's Facebook Account Following Alleged Threats Against PM Vucic
Police in Serbia seem to have overstepped boundaries in search and seizure proceedings, taking over a personal Facebook account without a court order.
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.