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Why Countering Violent Extremism Measures Can Be a Threat to Press Freedom

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 10.16.2015 | Media
Committee to Protect Journalists

Allowing ill-defined "extremist" content to be removed without judicial oversight or due process can too easily be used by states interested in limiting independent reporting and staving off public policy debates.

Je Suis Charlie -- Or Perhaps Not?

Marcia Greenberg | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Marcia Greenberg

Whether a matter of law or morality, those who rightly condemn the murders in France can, and should, also condemn the use of biting humor that perpetuates negative stereotypes, promotes dehumanizing attitudes, and undermines respect.

This Can Get Mark Zuckerberg Arrested

Mark Belinsky | Posted 12.31.2011 | Technology
Mark Belinsky

According to the Computer Crimes Act of Thailand, a website owner is responsible for anything written on their site, not just the actual author of the content.

China's Google Syndrome

Libby Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Libby Liu

So successful is China's model of internet censorship that other authoritarian governments strive to emulate it. And Google's move brings attention to this reality.

Vienna Declaration: Press Freedom and Security Compatible in Fight Against Terrorism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Security and press freedom can coexist, with the free flow of information recognized as the best weapon against terrorism, international media experts argued in a final declaration published this week.