Digital Civil Rights in Europe

Archives for Freedom of Speech

As of 1 January 2007 a law took effect in Finland allowing the Police to maintain a secret blacklist of child porn sites and distribute it to ISPs so that these may block access to those sites. Use of the lists is ostensibly voluntary to ISPs, but there have been rather strong hints of making… » read more

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Edri-gram 6.1

On 16 January 2008, it was published the first EDRi-gram of the year . Here is the summarry: German data retention act challenged EC public consultation of Creative Content Online European Data Protection Supervisor’s opinion on RFID New data protection rules asked by UK MPs PI: Leading surveillance societies in the EU and the World… » read more

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Article published in the EDRi-gram 5.24 A public workshop held in Ukraine on 12 December 2007 was aimed to discuss the issues regarding the regulation of the new online media. The workshop was organised by Internews Ukraine together with the Council of Europe and the National Commission on Freedom of Speech and Development of the… » read more

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