ISPs in AU and NZ start censoring the internet without legal precedent

Several websites including Voat, ZeroHedge, Archive.is, LiveLeak, and others have been blocked in Australia and New Zealand in direct contravention to civil liberties that citizens are supposed to have. The biggest of these internet providers, Telstra, has published a blog post defending their censorship action – even acknowledging that free speech has been sacrificed by … Continue reading “ISPs in AU and NZ start censoring the internet without legal precedent”

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  • Apr 9, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

New legislation (HR 1865) seeks to hold websites liable for content posted by third parties; degrade free speech online

A new resolution before the House would do away with one of the strongest free speech protections on the Internet. On 4/03/17, Congresswoman Wagner introduced the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017” or HR 1865.  It doesn’t quite have the same ring as the “Restoring American Privacy Act of … Continue reading “New legislation (HR 1865) seeks to hold websites liable for content posted by third parties; degrade free speech online”

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