Stories about Latin America from April, 2016
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
Ecuador weathers a sudden mass Internet outage, insulting Tanzania's president proves costly, Twitter gets settled unsettlingly in China, and more.
Cybercrime battles rage in Pakistan and Brazil, Italian regulators put a lid on Hacking Team, and Wikimedia loses copyright fight in Sweden.
Following criticism, the Commission made some changes to the most controversial elements of the legislation. But a battle still lies ahead.
"If somebody insults a politicians on a social media platform, the platform will be obligated to remove the content in a maximum of 48 hours."