New French surveillance law: From fear to controversy

America's NSA scandal has been making headlines all over the world since it first came to light back in July.  Somehow, though, France's surveillance program has managed to fly under the radar for the most part. Frederic Jacobs...

01/07/14

Religious beliefs on the Internet: Between ignorance and censorship

By definition an iconoclast is "a person who attacks cherished beliefs, traditional institutions, etc. as being based on error or superstition; a breaker or destroyer of images, especially those set up for religious veneration." I...

10/16/13

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In response to British Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to introduce compulsory porn filters, which would mean every household in the UK would have to actively opt-in to be able to access pornography, the UK-based Open Rights...

08/22/13

Russia follows in footsteps of SOPA with unsettling new anti-piracy laws

In a controversial move by the Kremlin, Russia has followed in the footsteps of SOPA by hurriedly passing two new anti-piracy bills. Experts have been debating whether the new proposed laws - the first to be passed by Russian...

07/30/13

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