· August, 2012

Stories about Law from August, 2012

29 August 2012

Colombia: CELE Analyzes Constitutionality of Bill Lleras 2.0

The Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE, according to its Spanish acronym) requested to be considered as “friend of the court” in order to...

28 August 2012

South Korea: Internet “Real Name” Law Violates the Constitution

The South Korea Supreme Court decided on August 23, 2012 that the Internet “real name” policy is unconstitutional. From local media outlet, Kyunghyang Shinmun: The judges unanimously voted that clause...

16 August 2012

Assange Asylum Granted After Threats from UK Authorities

This morning, Thursday 16 August, 2012, in a press conference streamed from the website of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Ricardo Patino declared that the country would grant...

12 August 2012

Hong Kong: Google Search Engine Sued for Defamation

Albert Yeung Sau-shing, the Chairman of Emperor Group in Hong Kong is suing Google Inc for defamation. He claimed that when searching his name, both in Chinese and English, in...

3 August 2012

Brazil: Congress to vote on “Bill of Rights” for Internet users

The Marco Civil da Internet, a "bill of rights" for Internet users proposed in Brazil, would represent a paramount advance in country's progressive digital policymaking agenda. Officials expect the law...