· February, 2013

Stories about Law from February, 2013

22 February 2013

GVA: Promoting User Rights at the UN

Next week, hundreds of Internet technology and policy experts will gather in Paris for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), where they will discuss and debate some of...

21 February 2013

Insult or Injury? Exploring Online Defamation

In many countries, the line between the right to free expression and a person's right to protect his or her reputation is a blurry one. In the Internet age, the...

18 February 2013

[Video] “Don’t Fear the Internet”: Wikipedia, Copyright, and Free Expression Online

In this video interview from the #NotemasaInternet (Don’t fear the Internet) campaign on online copyright, we talked to Osmar Valdebenito of Wikimedia, a foundation that coordinates and makes the infrastructure...

13 February 2013

Egypt: Court Orders YouTube Ban

On Saturday, February 9, an administrative court ordered a 30-day ban on YouTube and all websites linking to an anti-Islam film, "The Innocence of Muslims". The movie sparked turmoil in...

6 February 2013

It's Time for Transparency Reports to Become the New Normal

Surveillance is a growth industry: every existing report shows that the number of government requests for user data is rising, and this trend shows no sign of abating. Transparency reports...

5 February 2013

Chinese Hackers Spy on Journalists to Track Sources

In January, the New York Times reported that its computers had been under constant attack by Chinese hackers over the past four months. Shortly thereafter, the Wall Street Journal and...