20 July 2012

Stories from 20 July 2012

Costa Rica: Cybercrime Law Threatens Internet Freedom

  20 July 2012

Costa Rica just passed Law 9048, which includes reforms to the country’s Criminal Code to create new cybercrime offenses, including rules against illegal access and interception of communications. Journalists and internet freedom activists are trying to modify the most controversial part of the law which criminalizes the publication of State secrets, the use of any form of e-impersonification and the spread of false news.

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