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New Microsoft report: a step towards transparency

Brian Pellot: New Microsoft report is a step towards transparency

London court ruling could have grave consequences for free speech online.

A ruling at the Appeal Court in London yesterday could set a dangerous precedent on one of the most important issues in online free speech. The ruling could mean that Internet Service Providers such as Google and Facebook become recognised as “publishers” of material, rather than “mere conduits” and thus legally responsible for material posted […]

Index Index – International free speech round up 30/01/13

Index Index – International free speech roundup 30/01/13

Mere conduit no more: Italian court threatens international web freedom

UPDATE: An appeals court in Milan acquitted today three Google executives of violating the privacy of an Italian boy with autism, in the so-called “Vividown” case. “We’re very happy that the verdict has been reversed and our colleagues’ names have been cleared. Of course, while we are delighted with the appeal, our thoughts continue to be […]

Social media guidelines: Nice start, but still a long way to go

Padraig Reidy: Social media guidelines: Nice start, but still a long way to go

Has Lord McAlpine been the victim of a crime?

Padraig Reidy: Has Lord McAlpine been the victim of a crime?

Ask your police commissioner candidates about social media arrests

Padraig Reidy: Ask your police commissioner candidates about social media arrests

Game of Trolls

Padraig Reidy: Who’s Troll-y Now?

Is Twitter to blame for Nazi ban?

Padraig Reidy: Is Twitter to blame for Nazi ban?

Facebook and Twitter prosecutions – the animation

Padraig Reidy: Facebook and Twitter prosecutions – the animation