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U.N. Special Rapporteur Calls Upon States to Protect Anonymous Speakers Online 01 June 2011

On June 3, EFF will begin live coverage of a critical discussion about online freedom of expression held by the 47 member states of the U.N Human Rights Council during its seventeenth session in Geneva.

This means war? 01 June 2011

The Pentagon announced recently in its first formal cyber strategy that cyber attacks constitute an act of war — and could merit a traditional military response. Never mind the problem of attributing cyber attacks to a single, definitive source; even if the perpetrators can be traced to a speci...

APC's Joy Liddicoat wins the HRC talent competition
APC's Joy Liddicoat wins the HRC talent competition 30 May 2011 grady

APC’s own Joy Liddicoat, project leader of the Connect your rights: Internet rights are human rights campaign, moved the judges in Geneva earlier today with her spoken word performance. Joy clinched the top spot in the competition with a stunning rendition of the classic poem by Robert Frost: ...

Youths turn to community theater and digital story telling to address domestic violence and trafficking
Youths turn to community theater and digital story telling to address domestic violence and trafficking 30 May 2011 Vigorideas

Young people in Olongapo and Angeles City are tapping their creative talents to combat serious issues that have plagued their communities: domestic violence and trafficking.

UNESCO launches new publication on freedom of expression online
UNESCO launches new publication on freedom of expression online 27 May 2011 grady

The report, entitled Freedom of Connection, Freedom of Expression, examines the complex legal and regulatory ecology that governs the internet. Spoiler alert, it’s not run by elves inside your circuit board.

US Senate debates reforms to Electronic Communications Privacy Act
US Senate debates reforms to Electronic Communications Privacy Act 27 May 2011 grady

Senator Patrick Leahy, author of the original 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, has proposed several amendments to the ECPA in order to “keep pace with new technologies and new threats to our security”.

eG8 Forum sparks showdown between internet leaders and government regulators
eG8 Forum sparks showdown between internet leaders and government regulators 26 May 2011 grady

The eG8 Forum came to a close yesterday as prominent web leaders met in Paris to discuss the future of the internet.

New manual teaches how to bypass censorship over the internet
New manual teaches how to bypass censorship over the internet 26 May 2011 David Lightman

Governments surveillance and filtration on the internet is increasing.