Freedom of speech

08.22.12
Twitter warned by Indian government to kibosh inflammatory tweets
08.22.12

Twitter warned by Indian government to kibosh inflammatory tweets

India's in the midst of a security crisis and has asked Twitter to curtail "inflammatory messages"...

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07.19.12
Internet Defense League forms with support of EFF and Mozilla, bills self as 'bat signal' of the web
07.19.12

Internet Defense League forms with support of EFF and Mozilla, bills self as 'bat signal' of the web

It looks like the Dark Knight Rises hysteria is affecting more than just spoiler-averse fans. Bill...

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01.27.12
Twitter to begin 'reactively' censoring tweets in specific countries, still no love for China
01.27.12

Twitter to begin 'reactively' censoring tweets in specific countries, still no love for China

It's no secret that certain countries have different views over freedom of expression on the intern...

By R. Lai,   01.27.12
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10.11.11
UK Gov wants opt-in system for adult material, imagine a boot stamping on a trackpad, forever
10.11.11

UK Gov wants opt-in system for adult material, imagine a boot stamping on a trackpad, forever

Looks like Prime Minister David Cameron's not content with just shuttering the internet during...

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10.05.11
Wiretapping Act could spell 'finito' for Italian Wikipedia
10.05.11

Wiretapping Act could spell 'finito' for Italian Wikipedia

This week, lawmakers in Italy are debating a controversial new bill that could have disastrous...

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08.13.11
UK teen arrested for illegal BBM, social media crackdown gains steam
08.13.11

UK teen arrested for illegal BBM, social media crackdown gains steam

Lending further gravity to the proposed crackdown being bandied about in British parliament, an E...

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08.11.11
UK Prime Minister exploring social media crackdown in wake of London riots (video)
08.11.11

UK Prime Minister exploring social media crackdown in wake of London riots (video)

As Londoners continue to pick up the rubble and carnage from this week's riots, UK Prime Minist...

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11.22.10
Tim Berners-Lee entreats us to keep the net neutral, standards open, and speech free
11.22.10

Tim Berners-Lee entreats us to keep the net neutral, standards open, and speech free

We've always thought pretty highly of this Tim Berners-Lee fella, and now we've got a whole essay p...

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03.11.10
The internet earns a nomination for 2010 Nobel Prize
03.11.10

The internet earns a nomination for 2010 Nobel Prize

Isn't Italy a place of contrast? After the country's judiciary slammed Google for failing to keep a...

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