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social media giant facebook is accused of disabling accounts of activists and journalists following talks with Israeli ministers last month on how to tackle 'incitement' on the platform, The Independent reported.
In a bid to stem the tide of digital radicalisation by terrorist groups such as Islamic State, the European Parliament has approved plans for new legislation which will allow rapid and widespread removal of extremist content from the internet.

In addition, Israeli authorities are also pressuring social media companies to do more to remove posts which could incite violence, including drafting laws - which digital rights groups say would be unworkable - to compel platforms to take down content ...
But many consumers already consider ads that know everything about them creepy or invasive, and digital-rights groups complain that any preferential deal AT&T could offer with, say, HBO would hurt competition.
Vietnam's social activists have been largely silent on the 2015 Cyber Information Security Law and the subsequent Decree on Civil cryptography.
Kaye identifies several trends, including the criminalization of criticism, which often targets political and human rights activists; restrictions on expression relating to religion and belief, especially by non-state Actors such as ISIL; and the ...

Lucy Parsons Labs is a Chicago-based collaboration between data scientists, transparency activists and technologists focused on the intersection of digital rights and on-the-streets issues. Projects include FOIA investigations into police spending ...
... the public regarding its intentions. Ugandans and I believe the government needs maximum transparency in the promotion of access to internet as an engine for development.
Martinez, who leads the Lucy Parson Labs, a Chicago-based nonprofit that advocates digital rights and transparency, originally sued for records in September 2014.
Rahman, a major face of the protests, had also enlisted the help of digital-rights activists to put pressure on the government.
Interestingly, India is ranked second among freelancer nations involved in crowdsourced paid work. Whereas freelancers working on these platforms express divergent views contingent on the site they use, academics and labour activists emphasize the ...
The activist is a musician and songwriter, and campaign director for the digital rights non-profit Fight for the Future.
Still, experts say the evidence of ties between Moscow and the activist organization's recent document dumps is stronger.
In the movie, Curtis puts the spotlight on characters such as cyber activist John Perry Barlow; AI pioneer Joseph Weizenbaum, father of the chatbot Eliza; and Judea Pearl, the father of the murdered hostage Daniel Pearl.
Vietnam's social activists have been largely silent on the 2015 Cyber Information Security Law and the subsequent Decree on Civil cryptography.
Lucy Parsons Labs is a Chicago-based collaboration between data scientists, transparency activists and technologists focused on the intersection of digital rights and on-the-streets issues. Projects include FOIA investigations into police spending ...

... the public regarding its intentions. Ugandans and I believe the government needs maximum transparency in the promotion of access to internet as an engine for development.
Martinez, who leads the Lucy Parson Labs, a Chicago-based nonprofit that advocates digital rights and transparency, originally sued for records in September 2014.
Rahman, a major face of the protests, had also enlisted the help of digital-rights activists to put pressure on the government.
Interestingly, India is ranked second among freelancer nations involved in crowdsourced paid work. Whereas freelancers working on these platforms express divergent views contingent on the site they use, academics and labour activists emphasize the ...
Freddy Martinez is the director of the Lucy Parsons Labs, a digital rights and transparency activist non-profit based in Chicago.
activists are calling a legal victory for Open Whisper Systems, creators of the Signal messaging app, a win for all. ... Freddy Martinez is the director of the Lucy Parsons Labs, a digital rights and transparency activist non-profit based in Chicago ...
The activist is a musician and songwriter, and campaign director for the digital rights non-profit Fight for the Future.
Still, experts say the evidence of ties between Moscow and the activist organization's recent document dumps is stronger.
In the movie, Curtis puts the spotlight on characters such as cyber activist John Perry Barlow; AI pioneer Joseph Weizenbaum, father of the chatbot Eliza; and Judea Pearl, the father of the murdered hostage Daniel Pearl.
These type of 'mistakes' or broad applications, are exactly why digital rights activists protest broad website blocking efforts.
It's important to recognize that digital rights activists are equipped with the technical and legal knowledge to arrive at policy positions entirely on their own.
"The #MYUG poses a security threat to citizens, more so the activists, for it collects unnecessary information of citizens unlike other Wi-Fi networks that require only a password to connect to the internet," says Ben Kerry Mawejje, a digital rights ...
Its list of achievements after only twelve months is already impressive, from forming the backbone of the Jeremy for Labour Campaign this year, providing infrastructure and activists to oversee a truly world class operation, to helping a slate of six ...
EU citizens challenged U.S. privacy protections as insufficient, including in a case brought by an Austrian activist against facebook.
We mixed our legal and policy work with on-site training throughout the region for digital rights activists, traditional human rights lawyers, investigative journalists, activists, and policy makers. We explained how surveillance technologies work and ...
"digital rights" activist groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for democracy and technology filed briefs in support of Backpage.
This year we recognized the work of four leaders in this space: trailblazing digital rights activist Malkia Cyril, tireless international data protection activist Max Schrems, the groundbreaking encryption researchers who authored "Keys Under Doormats ...
"Since [Edward] Snowden we've known that US corporations pass on information. The Yahoo case sounds similar," said the German internet policy activist Markus Beckedahl in an interview with DW. "Google and the other providers deny such procedures as ...
David Kaye, United Nations special rapporteur on the right to freedom of expression and opinion, addressed ways to combat the infringement of digital rights in a speech titled the "Challenges to Freedom of Expression in a Digital Age." The speech ...
Over three days, more than 75 human & digital rights activists, journalists, technical experts, nongovernmental organizations, Internet governance professionals, and other stakeholders came together - many meeting for the first time in person - to ...
The controversial split-up of the former Hewlett Packard Co. into two new entities - HP Inc (nyse:HPQ) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) is working wonders for investors.
We put this all together with "playlists" for specific groups' security needs and considerations, including LGBTQ youth, different professions (like academic researchers journalists, activists or protesters, and human rights defenders) and varied skill ...
"freedom of expression is not only enshrined in the Universal Declaration of human rights; but is also enshrined in the Constitution of Pakistan," Qamar Naseem, a human right activist, told reporters during a press conference at press club. He said ...
For while pirate parties are not unusual - such political groups started appearing in 2005, focused on digital rights and Internet-reliant democracy, and now exist in countries around the world - this once conservative Nordic nation is set to be the ...
Considering utopian aspirations for the internet imagined by those such as John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation digital rights activist group, and the members of pioneering online community Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link ...
This might end up being one of those digital rights management (DRM) schemes that companies end up regretting. Sony SNE -0.09% BMG provided the classic example back in 2005, when it used its music CDs to secretly install so-called rootkit software on ...
It is not clear whether the proposed laws have been shelved as a result of the meeting. digital rights groups say such legislation would be impossible to enforce.
Many civil, human, and digital rights activists criticise cyber sovereignty, especially the Chinese version of it, arguing that it violates civil and human rights, information freedom, and the ideal of the internet as an open virtual realm.
Boston >> human rights activist Martin "Marty" Gottesfeld faces felony charges brought by Carmen Ortiz's office under the Computer fraud & Abuse Act.
If police raided a home based only on an anonymous phone call claiming residents broke the law, it would be clearly unconstitutional.
A prominent figure in Germany's Pirate Party is believed to have murdered a party activist and wheeled his body through the streets of Berlin before going on to take on his own life.
The diverse group held a "TPP Teach-In" at the United Steelworkers Hall in Toronto on Saturday, to educate new activists about ways to speak out and take action. This is the latest of a series of events leading up to MPs returning to Ottawa for the ...
A story in Seattle's newspaper The Stranger described how police raided the home and computers of a Seattle privacy activist operating a Tor exit relay because they mistakenly believed the home contained child pornography. And these are just two ...


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