Stories about Law from September, 2013
Ali Anouzla was arrested last week after his news site featured an article about a video allegedly posted online by Al-Qaeda. Some believe the article gave authorities a convenient excuse to arrest the journalist.
On Tuesday, September 24, The Public Voice coalition will hold a privacy and consumer protection meeting, in an effort to build a bridge between policymakers, your privacy, and you. Anyone can join the meeting online.
New amendments to the law all but endorse warrantless arrests and detentions of suspected offenders -- anyone who publishes "fake, obscene or defaming information in electronic form."
The US government has a disproportionately large influence on global Internet policy. What if these policies don't work for the rest of the world?
Human rights lawyers and even Communist party scholars are questioning the legal legitimacy of China's campaign against online "rumors".
New leaks show that the NSA has gone to extraordinary lengths to secretly undermine secure communications infrastructure online. EFF security experts explain what this means for users and what you can do to keep your online communications private.
In a US court, Zambia's Deputy Commerce Minister has won a lawsuit against Zambian gossip site Kachepa360. Critics fear that citizen media sites reporting on government activities may soon face similar challenges.