· January, 2010

Stories about Law from January, 2010

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Poland: Discussions of TOR and Internet Filtering

  12 January 2010

The end of 2009 in Poland was marked with the beginning of a public discussion of on-line privacy, the government's potential attempts to restrict access to websites and a growing awareness of TOR software supporting on-line anonymity. On Nov. 6, Piotr Waglawski [PL], aka VaGla (recipient of the Internet Citizen of...

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New laws for cyber activists

  7 January 2010

Reports from Iran show that, conditions for cyber activists became much more difficult and dangerous. Recently, Iran’s prosecutor published a list about internet crimes. One of the prominent laws in this list claimed that distribution of links to circumvention tools or softwares is prohibited. It is also against the law...

China: the Internet as an ideology battlefield

  6 January 2010

Xinhua News Agency Outlook Weekly reported on a Teleconference on national law enforcement on 4 of Jan, 2010. The Ministry of Public Security reported in the conference that the police will tightening up control over the Internet. According to the report, the Ministry of Public Security will put together resources...

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