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Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...

News Releases

As ACTA talks resume, new leak confirms fears about threat to online free expression
2010-06-29
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders urges ACTA negotiators not to sacrifice Internet free speech and access to online information to the desire to combat piracy and the counterfeiting of copyrighted works
EFF Battles Abuse of Site-Blocking Court Orders
2015-06-04
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court in an emergency hearing and a written filing this week to block the recording industry's move to force Internet infrastructure companies ...
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
2009-10-30
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Whistle blower site RCILeaks.Org wins Icelandic free-speech court battle against Canadian immigrant investor firm
2012-10-04
OrangeWebsite.com
Irreverent Canadian corporate whistleblower site RCILeaks.Org, and its Icelandic internet service provider OrangeWebsite.com, have won a landmark free speech court battle in the Reykjavik District Cou...

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EFF Battles Abuse of Site-Blocking Court Orders
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court in an emergency hearing and a written filing this week to block the recording industry's move to force Internet infrastructure companies ...
Germany: Are online user comments protected by press freedom laws?
Stupp, Catherine
Article
2014
Index on Censorship
A local newspaper in the western German city of Darmstadt is at the centre of a legal case that will measure whether readers’ comments are protected by Germany’s press freedom laws.
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Recommendations on the right to be forgotten
a Quadrature du Net and Reporters Without Borders
Article
2014
On the problems for the protection of freedom of expression and the right to information posed by the right to be removed from search engine results and, more broadly, the right to be forgotten. Priva...
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Ball, James
Article
2012
The Guardian
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...

Sources Bookshelf

Dark Market
Cybethieves, Cybercops and You
Glenny, Misha
Book
2011
Investigative research into a hackers' cybermarket where cyberthieves exchange tricks and tips. The author finds the individuals who founded the site and also tackles the problem of policing these cri...


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