Stories about Law from September, 2013
Moroccan Editor Arrested for Terrorist Video Coverage
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.
The Public Voice: Join a Global Conversation on Privacy
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.
Bangladesh's ICT Act Stoops to New Lows
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."
US Power and the Not-So-Democratic Global Internet
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?
What's a Rumor? Judiciary Guidelines Face Scrutiny in China
Human rights lawyers and even Communist party scholars are questioning the legal legitimacy of China's campaign against online "rumors".
How the NSA is Tampering with Encrypted Communications (and how to fight back)
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.
Minister Wins Damages Against Zambian Gossip Website
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.