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Internet Service Provider Appeals Data Retention Obligation (November 07, 2014) by Luis Acosta

On October 13, 2014, the Administrative District Court in Stockholm issued a ruling against telecommunications provider ...

Topic: Communications; Internet
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Control over Foreign Movies and TV Shows on Online Video Sites Tightened (September 22, 2014) by Laney Zhang

China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT) recently issued a circular on ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Communications; Internet; Television and Film
Jurisdiction: China

Public Broadcasting Corporation Established (August 14, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On July 29, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Public Broadcasting Law, 5774-2014. (

Topic: Broadcasting; Communications
Jurisdiction: Israel

Government Bans Support for ISIS (August 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On August 4, 2014, Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Djoko Suyanto, announced ...

Topic: Communications; International affairs; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Media Restrictions for Ramadan (June 30, 2014) by Constance Johnson

As reported on June 24, 2014, the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (Komisi Penyiaran Indonesia, or KPI) has ...

Topic: Broadcasting; Church and state relations; Communications; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

New Resolution Bans Advertising to Children Under Age 12 (April 22, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

Brazil's National Council of the Rights of the Child and the Adolescent (Conselho Nacional dos Direitos ...

Topic: Children's rights; Communications; Marketing and advertising
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Controversial Internet Decree in Effect (September 06, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Vietnamese government adopted the Decree on Management, Provision, and Use of Internet Services and Information ...

Topic: Communications; Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Vietnam

Patents Bill Passed, Includes Ban on Software Patents (August 30, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On August 28, 2013, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Patents Bill with a vote of ...

Topic: Communications; Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

NPC Decision on Network Information Protection (January 04, 2013) by Laney Zhang

On December 28, 2012, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC, China's top legislative ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: China

Draft Directive on Accessibility of Government Websites to All (December 18, 2012) by Theresa Papademetriou

On December 2, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a directive on the accessibility ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: European Union

Agreement to Combat Theft and Cross-Border Trafficking of Mobile Devices (December 07, 2012) by Gustavo Guerra

On November 13, 2012, telecommunications authorities from the United States and Mexico announced the signature of ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Mexico

New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change (November 19, 2012) by George Sadek

On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: United Arab Emirates

Monitoring for Prohibited Web Content (November 06, 2012) by Peter Roudik

On November 1, 2012, amendments to the Russian Law on Protection of Children from Information Damaging ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Russia

Court Decides Google Search Keywords Are in Public Domain (October 09, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On September 11, 2012, the Tel Aviv District Court rejected a suit by a plastic surgeon ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Israel

Parliament Approves Law on Online Publications (September 18, 2012) by George Sadek

On September 11, 2012, the Jordanian National Assembly approved legislation to regulate Internet publications. The new ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Jordan

Legislation to Limit Children's Smartphone Spending Being Considered (September 14, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 12, 2012, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish minister responsible for consumer affairs, announced that the ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Media Law Passed (September 12, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Uganda's Parliament recently passed a new media law, the Uganda Communications Act 2012, and created a ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Newly Amended Data Retention Law (September 07, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on August 1, 2012, that both chambers of the Czech Parliament had approved ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Czech Republic

Criminalization of Certain Activities Involving Computer Software (August 21, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On July 10, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed an amendment to the Computers Law, 5755-1995. ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Israel

Draft Law to Punish Individuals Who Use Social Media to Attack Islam (August 01, 2012) by George Sadek

On July 15, 2012, the Shura Council, also known as the Consultative Assembly, a body that ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

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Last updated: November 07, 2014