Post Tagged with: "free speech"

Del Mastro Targets Online Anonymity

Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has raised the prospect of government regulation of online anonymity, arguing that Parliament should address the issue of forcing people to identify themselves before posting comments online.

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October 26, 2012 10 comments Must Reads

Declaration of Internet Freedom

Dozens of civil society groups have issued a Declaration of Internet Freedom that focuses on five principles: expression, access, openness, innovation, and privacy.

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July 3, 2012 1 comment Must Reads

UN and IACHR Rapporteurs Renew Call for Internet Freedom of Expression

The Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Catalina Botero Marino, and the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, Frank La Rue, have called on the United States to be vigorous in protecting freedom of speech on the […]

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January 23, 2012 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Supreme Court Stands Up for the Internet

Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 23, 2011 as Supreme Court Stands Up for the Internet The Supreme Court of Canada last week issued its much anticipated ruling on the potential liability for linking to allegedly defamatory content on the Internet. The court provided a huge win for the […]

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October 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

International Free Speech Representatives Issue Joint Declaration on Expression and the Internet

The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, the Organization of American States (OAS) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) Special […]

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June 22, 2011 Comments are Disabled Must Reads