Stories from 27 September 2012
Privacy Rights Activism in Latin America
Throughout Latin America, new surveillance practices threaten to erode individuals' privacy, yet there is limited public awareness about the civil liberties implications of these rapid changes
Paraguay: ISPs Block News Website Without Warrant
An alarming act of censorship by private companies took place on September 26 in Paraguay. Two Internet Service Providers (ISPs) blocked the AbcColor.me website without a judicial warrant. After pressure from netizens, the websites were unblocked.
China Chapter – Freedom House's 2012 Freedom on the Net Report
Freedom House, an U.S based watchdog organization on issues related with freedom and democracy around the globe, has published its 2012 Freedom on the Net report recently. In fact, China has increased 2 points in the net freedom index to 85 and became the least free in Asia, behind Pakistan,...