Source: Electronic Frontier Foundations
January 28 marks International Privacy Day. Different countries are celebrating this day calling attention to their own events and campaigns.
Tag Archives: Freedom of Information
Source: Access Now
Access is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual Access Innovation Prize.
Google, Facebook, Twitter, and LiveJournal are among the defendants in a lawsuit filed by Kazakh prosecutors seeking to shutdown some opposition media outlets in the republic.
Source: The Toronto Star
Egypt’s president on Thursday issued constitutional amendments that placed him above judicial oversight and ordered the retrial of Hosni Mubarak for the killing of protesters in last year’s uprising.
Source: European Commission Memo
Joint statement on media freedom by European Commission, Council of Europe and Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Source: Emin Milli, The Independent
Open letter to president of Azerbaijan by former prisoner of conscience Emin Milli.
Source: Don Braid, Calgary Herald
The country’s record is so awful, in fact, that the Halifax-based Centre for Law and Democracy ranks Canada 55th out of 92 nations with freedom of information laws.
Source: Privacy International
Privacy Internationally has submitted two documents to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee reviewing the draft bill on communications data.
Source: Andrei Soldatov, Open Democracy
On 11 June the State Duma passed amendments to the laws ‘On the protection of children from information deemed harmful to their health and development’, ‘On information’, ‘On communications’ and the Code of Administrative Offences.
Source: Kevin Rawlinson, The Independent
The governments of Western democracies are increasingly demanding political content be removed from the internet in a “troubling” sign of the state of free speech, according to online search giant Google.