· September, 2012

Stories about Free Expression from September, 2012

28 September 2012

Chile: “I’m in Dicom,” New Video on Copyright and Freedom of Expression

In this new video from the #NoTemasaInternet (“Don’t fear the Internet) campaign, makers of the movie “I’m in Dicom” tell us why they don’t fear the Internet, describing legal actions...

27 September 2012

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...

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...

17 September 2012

In Censoring Anti-Islam Video, Did Google Do the Right Thing?

This past week, a video apparently made with the sole purpose of inciting Muslim anger by an American Coptic Christian was shown on Egyptian television, sparking protests outside the US...

15 September 2012

Chile: 10 Things That Shouldn't be Prohibited due to Copyright

In this new infographic from the 'Don't Fear the Internet Campaign', ONG Derechos Digitales show us 10 common things we do on the Internet that should not be prohibited by...

14 September 2012

UN Conference Live Stream Blocked in Bahrain

According to activists in Bahrain, a United Nations Human Rights Council live stream has been blocked.   Authorities in #Bahrain put obstacles to access #UN website for live stream because...

12 September 2012

Protecting the Open Internet at the ITU: Civil Society Takes Action

This December in Dubai, the International Telecommunication Union—a UN agency—will decide whether it should have regulatory authority over the Internet. This move could pose grave risks to the exercise of...

7 September 2012

Chile: “Don't Fear the Internet,” the Case of Ciudadano Inteligente

In a new video for the campaign "Don't Fear the Internet", ONG Derechos Digitales presents the case of Fundación Ciudadano Inteligente, an NGO that promotes transparency and citizen participation through...