Bashar al-Assad is accelerating his use of targeted Internet surveillance to suppress democracy, using international products and services to intercept, scan and catalogue emails flowing in and out of Syria.
Freedom of Expression
As this round of TPP talks nears an end, do you know what copyright infringement could look like if the proposed revisions to copyright law are implemented?
Our very own Steve Anderson took part in a Fair Deal launch press conference in New Zealand. We're building our own internet partnership, for Internet freedom.
Net neutrality is gaining prominence as an election issue in Germany, with online activists and politicians calling on major provider Deutsche Telekom to reverse a proposal to eliminate its flat-rate broadband service.
The U.S. government is proposing to expand wiretap design laws in order to intercept Internet audio and video chats.
Rodrigo Contreras, formerly Chile's chief negotiator for the TPP Agreement, is calling for greater vigilance around current proposals that could limit access to information available on the Internet
Article by Kevin Collier for the Daily Dot:
The battle over Internet rights has only just begun.
For all intents and purposes, the movement was created in January 2012, when millions of ordinary citizens saw, talked about, and complained to their representatives in Congress that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) could end the Web as they knew it. The newfound Internet rights campaign success was a "victory for democracy" in the U.S., and five months later, Europe experienced its own version.