· April, 2010

Stories about Law from April, 2010

China: State Security Law Amendment

  27 April 2010

The latest amendment on State Security Law was submittend to the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee for review yesterday. The drafted law requires telecom operators and Internet service providers to cooperate with public security and State security authorities on investigations of possible State secret leaks. According to existing practice,...

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Bahrain Bans BlackBerry Chat Groups

  12 April 2010

Bahrain recently banned the use of BlackBerry chat groups citing concerns over the “chaos and confusion” that would result from sharing and distributing local news through these groups, according to Abdullah Yateem, the Culture and Information Ministry assistant undersecretary for press and publication. With this move Bahrain set a precedent...

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