global minilinks for 2008-09-04
MiniLinks by Danny O'Brien
September 4, 2008
Europe's Privacy Czar Attacks Telecom Amendments in EU
Says that they could allow over-reaching controls over Internet technology.
Kremlin Web Critic Shot by Police in Ingushetia
Magomed Yevloyev, owner of the ingushetiya.ru site, and vocal critic of Ingushetia regional administration, was shot by a police officer, and died from his injuries, after being detained.
NZ Judge bans Net Naming of Defendants Online
Worries about "viral nature" of reporting, censors website.
Wiretapping Comes to Uganda
New "privacy" bill is slammed by Amnesty International.
Malaysia Clamping Down on Internet Free Speech
Rumors of portal site blocked, and a cabinet decision to sue critics of the new government for defamation.
India's Info-Activism Camp
Want to use digital advocacy in the developing world? Come to Tactical Tech's Info-Activism Camp - Feb 2009, India.
Stop Software Patents Petition
Activists in Europe take the initiative to stop software patents permanently.
Egyptian Blogger Mohamed Refaat is Arrested
He had already been detained for a month before being charged under Egypt's emergency laws.
Britain Plans Mandatory ISP Logging of Internet
Data retention will enter into British law after consultation, but without parliamentary debate.