· June, 2014

Stories about Human Rights from June, 2014

13 June 2014

New Study: How to Archive Public Information in the Era of Habeas Data

As more and more public information becomes freely accessible, how should these documents be managed? Advocates in Latin America, a global leader access to public data, tackle the question.

12 June 2014

Delfi v. Estonia: Website Liability for User Comments Would Stifle Free Expression

Comment is free - until it isn't. The European Court of Human Rights will soon decide whether websites should be held legally responsible for the content of user comments.

9 June 2014

Digital Citizen 1.7

Digital Citizen reviews news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. We begin this report with a tribute to fallen friend and colleague, Bassem Sabry.

Get the Facts: Egypt Ramps Up Digital Surveillance

Egypt's Ministry of Interior wants to monitor all online content -- public and private. Learn what the government is doing now, and what it's hoping to do in the future.

5 June 2014

How the NSA Violates International Human Rights Standards

Under NSA surveillance programs, the US government has violated international human rights doctrine and even its own laws. Know the facts and learn how you can reclaim your digital privacy.

4 June 2014

Moroccan Rapper Behind Bars While Justin Timberlake Performs A Few Miles Away

Activists have launched a campaign to free local rapper El-Haqed, who was arrested under what they say are trumped up charges, while the state sponsors Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys.

3 June 2014

Get the Facts: 365 Days of Snowden Leaks

Since June 5, 2013, a lot has been uncovered about worldwide digital surveillance. Here's a round-up of some of the most significant things we've learned from the Snowden leaks.

3 Ways the Russian Government Plans to Police the Web

Several state agencies in Russia are now involved in drafting bylaws that will determine how officials actually enforce a series of controversial new Internet regulations.

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