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Index Index – International free speech round up 13/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 13/02/13

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 [...]

“My Tram Experience” and the rise of the citizen Stasi

Padraig Reidy: “My Tram Experience” and the rise of the citizen Stasi

Andy Gray, Sky Sports and citizen surveillance

Padraig Reidy: Andy Gray, Sky Sports and citizen surveillance

YouTube does not cause extremism

Padraig Reidy: YouTube does not cause extremism

Muhammad and the fundamentalists

Nigel Warburton: Muhammad and the free speech fundamentalists

Google execs convicted over video

Padraig Reidy: An Italian court has convicted Google executives

Grass-mud horse banned?

The YouTube phenomenon Song of the Grass-Mud Horse (Cao Ni Ma), has been doing the rounds since January. It’s a jaunty little children’s tune, with some rather, well, crude punning lyrics, taking a swipe at ‘harmonisation’, the PRC’s polite term for ‘censorship’. If you haven’t seen it before, it’s here. As I’ve said, it’s a [...]