· November, 2011

Stories about Law from November, 2011

Stop Online Piracy Act: The Fight Continues

A recent hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), companies and organizations that oppose the bill were branded as “pro-pirates.” But civic activists...

Northern Exposure: Unmasking Online Spying in Canada

The Canadian national anthem proudly honors “The True North strong and free!” Yet Canadians face an imminent round of frightening online spy proposals that threaten long held civil liberties and...

US and European firms help Syrian regime spy on citizens

To track and surveil citizens online, repressive regimes in the Middle East and North Africa have relied on Western technology for years. US company BlueCoat has been accused for months...

Brazil: Cybercrime Law Could Restrict Fundamental Rights, Internet Openness

Pending in Brazil’s House of Representatives is a proposed cybercrime law that could criminalize many ordinary online activities and that would mark an abrupt shift in Brazil’s progressive digital policy...

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