September 27, 2018 by Just News The European Parliament passed sweeping copyright legislation Wednesday that, much like its privacy regulations, could have impact far beyond Europe. Critics argue that the most controversial part of the proposal will effectively force all but the smallest website operators to adopt “upload filters” similar to those used by YouTube, and apply them … More Europe’s New Copyright Law Could Change the Web Worldwideinternet
April 5, 2018 by C. Mitchell Shaw While Facebook has been in the headlines over the past few weeks as a result of its practice of harvesting and misusing users’ data, it is far from the only tech company guilty of “surveillance as a feature.” Google, Microsoft, and others routinely vacuum up large amounts of personal … More Internet Interlopers: It Isn’t Just Facebook
April 30, 2017 by Steve Byas The European Parliament (EP) voted earlier this week to increase regulation of speech on the Internet, specifically targeting Google’s YouTube and Vimeo — platforms in which average citizens can share videos. The EP, the legislative body of the European Union (EU), has decided that some videos do not meet … More European Union Regulation of Internet Speech Demonstrates Its Secular Trend
Dec 13, 2016 by Alex Newman Under the leadership of various Communist Chinese agents within the United Nations, the UN’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) met in Mexico last week and concluded with calls for greater international controls and more “global governance” of the World Wide Web. Another key item on the agenda was exploiting the … More UN Internet Summit Run by Beijing Pushes “Global Governance”
Nov 18, 2016 by C. Mitchell Shaw The freedom to visit websites, communicate, and post to the Internet without the interference of government is a right people around the world should be able to take for granted. Unfortunately, for growing portion of the world’s population, that is not the case. In fact, the … More Is Online Freedom in Danger?
Sept 30, 2016 by William F. Jasper Midnight tonight could mark the beginning of a sea change in the governance and control of — and access to — the Internet. Because Congress failed to act to block the Obama-United Nations scheme to transfer of a key part of the Internet architecture to a unaccountable global organization, a … More VIDEO Midnight Deadline: State AGs in Court to Stop Obama-UN Internet Transfer
Sept 10, 2016 by Alex Newman With Obama illegally plotting to hand over a crucial piece of the Internet’s architecture to a United Nations-style outfit before he leaves office — and potentially crush Internet freedom as we know it in the process — Republicans in Congress are fighting back. Among other serious concerns, lawmakers have been … More U.S. Lawmakers Aim to Block Obama’s Internet Giveaway