Stories about Regulation
10 December 2014
A proposed telecom law in Ecuador would create a special tax for mobile phone service operators, and could give the Ministry of Defense increased powers in situations of "public calamity".
13 November 2014
The first draft of the e-commerce bill grants the telecommunications authority new powers to block websites found in breach of the bill's restrictions.
12 November 2014
30 October 2014
This week, protesters reject the Internet tax in Hungary, Italian wonks cook up a new Internet bill of rights, and malware menaces use Ebola paranoia to their own gain.
29 October 2014
The bill popularly known as #LeyChavez would regulate the use of information technology in the workplace. But how invasive is the bill?
20 August 2014
If the 'Right to be Forgotten' were implemented in your country, would it threaten the public interest? Global Voices editors are asking experts worldwide for their thoughts on the issue.
16 August 2014
On the day to recognize journalists, Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance announced that all news websites must henceforth obtain a state license -- or face automatic censorship.
5 August 2014
Dr. Mahathir Mohamad says Web platforms and services are worse for online freedom than government regulation...and that the Malaysian government needs to start censoring the Web.
7 July 2014
The website of Jordanian media advocacy platform 7iber was blocked for the second time last week. 7iber Editor Lina Ejeilat explains the group's opposition to the law behind the block.
6 July 2014
To help people keep track of what’s what in Russian cyberspace, we've compiled a list of the most important laws to hit the RuNet in the past two years.