Stories about Law from August, 2018
Russia's largest social network VKontakte is in hot water again for playing fast and loose with their users' privacy — this time allegedly violating the GDPR regulations.
In Mozambique, new licensing fees have raised the cost of doing journalism — and may threaten media freedom
The fees were described by Mozambican online newspaper @Verdade as "astronomical".
"The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been too slow to prevent misinformation and hate on Facebook."
The government has blamed social media users and activists for trying to create unrest by sharing provocative posts and content on Facebook.
“You cannot bring us up with a mentality of freedom and then try to oppress us.”
Repressive laws and cumbersome bureaucracy are putting hundreds of Russians behind bars for sharing memes online.
"We hope to see a genuine departure from the old oppression, and a transition into a Malaysia where all ideas can be discussed peacefully and our constitutional rights exercised maturely."
While Marques had been brought to court on previous occasions, this was the first time he was formally acquitted.
In a new move aimed at tightening the state-imposed ban on the Telegram messaging app, the Telecommunications Company of Iran (TCI) temporarily rerouted Telegram app traffic in violation of domestic law in July 2018.In a new move aimed at tightening the state-imposed ban on the Telegram messaging app, the Telecommunications Company of Iran (TCI) temporarily rerouted Telegram app traffic in violation of domestic law in July 2018.
Officials blame WhatsApp for spike in mob killings, but Indians say vicious party politics are at fault
"Mob lynching is a political tool being used to polarise society....The idea is to create a fear psychosis by unleashing the mobs on a certain community."