What caught our eye among the world's digital rights news this week:
- Blogger's Rights in Morocco
Fouad Mourtada is the net user tortured and sentenced to three years jail for putting up a joke Facebook entry of a Moroccan prince. Join the protests on 2PM Saturday in Washington, London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Montreal, and Madrid.
- Lobby Groups Oppose Plans for EU Copyright Extension
Wikinews interviews EFF's European team, and ORG's Becky Hogge about plans to extend copyright in Europe.
- ISP Voluntary / Mandatory Filtering
Comprehensive list of state-determined censorship systems in the West, by country.
- UK Filesharing Law 'Unworkable'
Experts say human rights, privacy laws and technical hurdles stand against the UK government's plans to force ISPs to spy on their customers for rightsholders.
- Australian Judge: Code Trumps Law
Not if you craft law to work with the realities of code.
- Europe Spies on Itself
A round-up across Europe of how governments spy on their own citizens.
- IP Rights in Kosovo
With independence, comes new IP law: you have until September to re-register your Serbian IP rights in the breakaway state.
- End User Licenses Don't End Up Fair
In the UK, consumer groups are reporting software companies for "obscure, unbalanced and unfair" clauses in their EULAs.
- EU Privacy Watchdogs: Search Engines Must Obey EU Rules
Search engines like Google are in the regulator's crosshairs for flouting Europe's privacy laws.
- ISP Filtering Trials Start in Australia
Technical trials begin for indecency-related filters at the ISP level in Australia. Will privacy and security issues be part of the trial? How about the costs of scaling for new ISP entrants?
- World Wide Social Networking
Which countries use which social networking sites.
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- Free Speech
- Know Your Rights
- Trade Agreements
- State-Sponsored Malware
- Abortion Reporting
- Analog Hole
- Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
- Bloggers' Rights
- Broadcast Flag
- Broadcasting Treaty
- Cell Tracking
- Coders' Rights Project
- Computer Fraud And Abuse Act Reform
- Content Blocking
- Copyright Trolls
- Council of Europe
- Cyber Security Legislation
- Defend Your Right to Repair!
- Defending Digital Voices
- Development Agenda
- Digital Books
- Digital Radio
- Digital Video
- DMCA Rulemaking
- Do Not Track
- E-Voting Rights
- EFF Europe
- Encrypting the Web
- Export Controls
- FAQs for Lodsys Targets
- File Sharing
- Fixing Copyright? The 2013-2015 Copyright Review Process
- Genetic Information Privacy
- Hollywood v. DVD
- How Patents Hinder Innovation (Graphic)
- International Privacy Standards
- Internet Governance Forum
- Law Enforcement Access
- Legislative Solutions for Patent Reform
- Locational Privacy
- Mandatory Data Retention
- Mandatory National IDs and Biometric Databases
- Mass Surveillance Technologies
- Medical Privacy
- National Security and Medical Information
- National Security Letters
- Net Neutrality
- No Downtime for Free Speech
- NSA Spying
- Online Behavioral Tracking
- Open Access
- Open Wireless
- Patent Busting Project
- Patent Trolls
- PATRIOT Act
- Pen Trap
- Policy Analysis
- Public Health Reporting and Hospital Discharge Data
- Reading Accessibility
- Real ID
- Search Engines
- Search Incident to Arrest
- Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
- Social Networks
- SOPA/PIPA: Internet Blacklist Legislation
- Student and Community Organizing
- Surveillance and Human Rights
- Surveillance Drones
- Terms Of (Ab)Use
- Test Your ISP
- The "Six Strikes" Copyright Surveillance Machine
- The Global Network Initiative
- The Law and Medical Privacy
- Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
- Travel Screening
- Trusted Computing
- Video Games