Stories about Law from March, 2019
This defeats the purpose of a VPN, a technology used primarily to help people access censored websites.
"To be honest, I don't feel much regret. I feel it's a matter of freedom of speech, and that we have a right to voice such opinions."
The term “rice bunny”, which sounds similar to “me too” when spoken in Chinese, was used as a replacement hashtag to get around the censors.
The EU makes a final decision on copyright rules, Iraq considers a new cybercrime law, and internet activists in Kazakhstan, Egypt and Venezuela face legal threats.
The bill prescribes lengthy prisons sentences, including life imprisonment, for speech-related offences.
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Provisions of the new law make it clear that its real target are the online news outlets still not fully controlled by the state or its subsidiaries.
Protesters rallied against the proposed "upload filters" in EU Copyright Directive, as part of a movement spanning the continent.