- UK ISPs to Show Targetted Ads Based on Visited URLs
The set-up claims not to leak information: but should ISPs be surveiling your browser habits in the first place?
- Flood of EU Passenger Surveillance Plans Coming, Says Watchdog
"Far reaching proposals intended to contribute to the monitoring of travellers ... are succeeding each other rapidly," says European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Husinx.
- Israeli ISPs to Block Peer-to-Peer Site
A court judgement in favor of IFPI in Israel forces ISPs to re-route traffic.
- What Europe Thinks of Creative Content Online
The EU asked a series of questions about DRM and intermediary liability -- hundreds of citizens, NGOs and companies replied. A fascinating cross-section of opinion.
- Google Maps of Crypto Law
Where crypto sets you free; where crypto sends you to jail.
- When the Net is Filtered, Sneakernet Takes Over
In Cuba, dissenting video is spread via flash drives.
- Domain Name Registrars - The New Points of Control
Digital Rights Ireland gives an international overview of threats to free speech from domain registrars.
- You Don't Own Your Search Terms
A UK company that owns the name "Mr Spicy" sued Yahoo! when searching for that term turned up ads for other companies. Case dismissed.
- Canada's Copyright MP Faces Defeat Once Again
Sam Bulte, who railed against "pro-user zealots and EFF members" before being defeated in an election, fails to find a new seat.
- Japan Seeks to Reduce ISP Liability, License News Sites?
News of how last year's Report on Internet Regulation may be implemented begins to emerge.