· July, 2010

Stories about Law from July, 2010

Italy: NO to Restrictions on Online Free Speech

While the recent WikiLeaks experience [EN] reveals aspirations to build “information freedom zones” with some help from Iceland [EN], the Italian government seems to be heading in the opposite direction....

Italy: liability risk for bloggers?

One of the provisions of the Media and Wiretapping Bill currently being discussed by the Italian Parliament is that all “those responsible for information websites” will be required to issue...

Israel – Another step in government restrictions on the Web

Two weeks ago, when police directive was published for the first time in Israel, instructing the Internet providers to block access to some gambling websites, the economic Committee  of the...

China: Cracking down on micro-blogging

According to today's Apple Daily News, the Propaganda Department and State Council Information Office have taken joint action in strengthening the control over micro-blogging services. Since Twitter and Facebook was...

Venezuela: Two people arrested for tweeting about banking rumors

After menacing twitter users for their online activities a couple weeks ago, last thursday two persons were arrested, accused of spreading false rumors about the banking system. Those arrested were...

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