Stories about Law from July, 2014
The charges against the bloggers give a sense of what the Ethiopian government is fighting: dissent, not terror.
If convicted, they will find themselves in the company of at least eighteen other journalists who have suffered the same fate. All remain in prison today.
Linking is what made the Web what is today -- restricting this function poses a threat to the very nature of the open Internet.
Government officials renew calls for filtering and monitoring of the Internet under the pretext of "fighting terrorism" -- could this mean the end of Tunisia's Internet rights renaissance?
A new order from the Thai military government bans "criticism of operations of the [Junta], its officials, or any related individual," among other things.
The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.
More and more governments in Southeast Asia are becoming aggressive in their efforts to block Facebook, especially during crisis moments. Netizens should respond by remaining vigilant.
Abu Al-Khair was charged with “insulting general order” and “inflaming public opinion”.
The website of Jordanian media advocacy platform 7iber was blocked for the second time last week. 7iber Editor Lina Ejeilat explains the group's opposition to the law behind the block.
To help people keep track of what’s what in Russian cyberspace, we've compiled a list of the most important laws to hit the RuNet in the past two years.