· July, 2010

Stories about Italy from July, 2010

Italy: NO to Restrictions on Online Free Speech

  30 July 2010

While the recent WikiLeaks experience [EN] reveals aspirations to build “information freedom zones” with some help from Iceland [EN], the Italian government seems to be heading in the opposite direction. A Media and Wiretapping Bill [EN] that was under consideration by the Italian parliament for two years (harshly criticized by...

Italy: liability risk for bloggers?

  27 July 2010

One of the provisions of the Media and Wiretapping Bill currently being discussed by the Italian Parliament is that all “those responsible for information websites” will be required to issue corrections within 48 hours to any complaint regarding website content, whether blogs, opinion, comment and/or information in general. Corrections would...