· June, 2009

Stories about Law from June, 2009

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WordPress.com blocked in Guatemala

  29 June 2009

Guatemalan users have reported blocked access to Wordpress since Friday afternoon. It seems that Internet Service Providers CLARO, TIGO and Turbonett (Telgua), Guatemala’s most prominent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have all blocked the blog domain. One blogger, reports calling customer service, but says he received no clear answer.

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Nigeria government launches attack against bloggers

  25 June 2009

The Nigerian government has just launched a “$5 million war” against bloggers and online news media such as Sahara Reporters [...] On the one hand this is good news as the Nigerian government wakes up to the power of citizens media and that we are watching and reproting on their every step. On the other hand this is very dangerous for bloggers in the country and those outside who may wish to return home whether for a short holiday, work or permanently.

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