· September, 2012

Stories about Law from September, 2012

12 September 2012

Protecting the Open Internet at the ITU: Civil Society Takes Action

This December in Dubai, the International Telecommunication Union—a UN agency—will decide whether it should have regulatory authority over the Internet. This move could pose grave risks to the exercise of...

11 September 2012

Zambia: SIM Card Registration Starts as Community Radio Stations are Restricted

The Zambian government recently restricted the reach of of the Lusaka-based University of Zambia (UNZA) Radio. On the same day, authorities announced that cell phone users will now be required...

7 September 2012

Chile: “Don't Fear the Internet,” the Case of Ciudadano Inteligente

In a new video for the campaign "Don't Fear the Internet", ONG Derechos Digitales presents the case of Fundación Ciudadano Inteligente, an NGO that promotes transparency and citizen participation through...

6 September 2012

Latin America and the Caribbean Netizen Report: First Edition

This first Latin America and the Caribbean Netizen Report focuses on legislation that affects the fundamental rights of Internet users in the region. In the last two months, the governments...

5 September 2012

Hong Kong: Advocacy Group Pressed Candidates of the Legislature to Reveal Position on Free Speech and Information Policy

In order to press the members of the 2012-2016 Legislative Council to defend freedom of speech and free flow of information, Hong Kong In-Media, a local advocacy group for promoting...