Tag Archives: United States

US report names ‘worst’ violators of religious freedom

Index on Censorship: US report calls out 15 nations for violations of religious freedom.

Google Transparency Report shows Brazil tops takedown table

Brian Pellot: Google Transparency Report shows Brazil tops takedown requests

New US phone law a danger to free speech

Brian Pellot: New US phone law a danger to free speech rights

Open data activist Aaron Swartz dies at 26

Open data activist and developer Aaron Swartz was found dead Friday in his New York home. The 26-year-old activist, who tirelessly campaigned for net freedom, was facing federal charges for allegedly downloading 4.8 million academic articles from JSTOR on the MIT campus in 2011. Even though JSTOR decided not to bring charges against Swartz, federal prosecutors […]

Banned books, a depressing read

Daisy Williams: Banned books, a depressing read

Illiteracy and free expression

Sara Yasin: Illiteracy and free expression

Obama takes Syria sanctions online

Padraig Reidy: Obama takes Syria sanctions online

I was a teenage troll

Sara Yasin: I was a teenage troll

Freedom of Information, US-style

Amy Bennett: Freedom of information, US-style

Film bosses consider changes to SOPA piracy laws

Rachel Greenspan: Film bosses consider changes to SOPA piracy laws