Stories about Regulation from February, 2014
The Spanish government is reviewing a new intellectual property bill, an extension of the so-called Sinde law, which restricts the use of links and citations of publications.
Local media groups are rejecting a draft media law in East Timor that contains provisions that threaten free expression and media workers' rights.
In 2013, the Hong Kong Police Force made 7,462 requests for user data under the pretext of "crime investigation", yet the process was not monitored by any judicial bodies.
Zambians who failed to register their SIM cards are now facing dead air -- journalists and opposition party leaders say the deactivations are a violation of citizens' privacy and communication rights.
Protests in Venezuela have intensified after several students were detained on dubious charges. Venezuela's telecom commission is warning media that protest coverage could stand in violation of national law.