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20 October 2015
The European Court of Justice struck down the data transfer agreement between the EU and the US. Privacy advocates are smiling while US tech companies are unsure of what's next.
30 September 2015
Civil liberties defenders say a pending bill could catapult France into a new position of power in the field of international Internet surveillance.
21 September 2015
17 September 2015
Juan Arellano, Mary Aviles, Ellery Roberts Biddle, Sam Kellogg, Hae-in Lim and Sarah Myers West contributed to this report. Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges,...
9 September 2015
24 August 2015
20 August 2015
"We did not want to publish links to these emails if they included malicious attachments. This would be bad journalistic practice and it could put our readers at risk."
5 August 2015
We join partners around the world in condemning the treason charges against Netzpolitik and demanding an end to the German government's investigation of our colleagues.
30 July 2015
The last time a German journalist was charged with treason was in 1962, when the editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel was prosecuted for publishing secret documents about the German defense forces.