Freedomofspeech

06.01.15
Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal
06.01.15

Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal

You can't be sent to prison for kinda sorta threats in the real world, and that now applies to the...

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01.09.15
Charlie Hebdo printing a million copies with help from Google
01.09.15

Charlie Hebdo printing a million copies with help from Google

Charlie Hebdo will not stop skewering politics and religion alike despite the horrific January 7th...

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03.28.14
Search engines allowed to block political websites in the name of 'freedom of speech'
03.28.14

Search engines allowed to block political websites in the name of 'freedom of speech'

When a search engine is hauled before a judge, it's often because somebody, somewhere, objects to...

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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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