Stories about Privacy from August, 2012
Tips for Citizen Journalists Using YouTube's New Face Blur Tool
This guest post from WITNESS provides tips on using YouTube's new facial blurring tool.
Tweeting the Principles of Internet Freedom
In an effort to promote the principles of an open Internet, Mera Szendro Bok encourages readers to tweet the Declaration of Internet Freedom.
Brazil: Congress to vote on “Bill of Rights” for Internet users
The Marco Civil da Internet, a "bill of rights" for Internet users proposed in Brazil, would represent a paramount advance in country's progressive digital policymaking agenda. Officials expect the law will come to a vote on August 8. Rather than framing digital policy as a matter of criminal violations, the law sets rights for users and aims to balance these with the interests of online companies and law enforcement.