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#Internet Freedom

# internet-freedom - Thursday 14 December, 2017

US regulator votes to scrap net neutrality rules
# Internet Freedom
# Internet Freedom

US regulator votes to scrap net neutrality rules

Dec 14th 2017, 7:32 PM 19,282 Views 69 Comments

Campaigners say the repeal will make the internet less free and open.

# internet-freedom - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Hungary is trying to tax internet use - Hungarians aren't having it
# Freedom Isn't Free
# Freedom Isn't Free

Hungary is trying to tax internet use - Hungarians aren't having it

Oct 28th 2014, 9:29 PM 12,024 Views 35 Comments

The EU has called it a “terrible idea.”

# internet-freedom - Friday 22 November, 2013

Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him
# Eoin McKeogh
# Eoin McKeogh

Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:30 PM 23,338 Views 0 Comments

Eoin McKeogh lost a case against six newspapers over their reporting of his legal dispute with Google and Facebook.

# internet-freedom - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Social media blocked again in Iran after 'glitch' freed users
# Iran
# Iran

Social media blocked again in Iran after 'glitch' freed users

Sep 17th 2013, 4:29 PM 5,347 Views 27 Comments

Blocks on Twitter and Facebook were lifted for several hours overnight due to what Iranian officials called a “technical glitch”.

# internet-freedom - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Report of copyright review committee delayed to 2013
# Copyright Laws
# Copyright Laws

Report of copyright review committee delayed to 2013

Oct 13th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,714 Views 15 Comments

The independent Copyright Review Committee, examining possible changes to Irish law, will not report until March.

# internet-freedom - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

WATCH: Seán Sherlock participates in debate on digital rights
# Internet Freedom
# Internet Freedom

WATCH: Seán Sherlock participates in debate on digital rights

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:38 PM 3,636 Views 24 Comments

The junior minister participated in a Digital Rights Forum with reps from Boards.ie, Irish ISPs and StopSOPAIreland.com.

# internet-freedom - Monday 2 April, 2012

Sherlock agrees to attend debate with organiser of anti-’SOPA’ petition
# Copyright Laws
# Copyright Laws

Sherlock agrees to attend debate with organiser of anti-’SOPA’ petition

Apr 2nd 2012, 9:10 PM 8,480 Views 39 Comments

Following a ‘change of heart’, Seán Sherlock agrees to attend a discussion featuring the solicitor behind an 80,000-name petition.

# internet-freedom - Monday 5 March, 2012

Sherlock opens online consultations on new copyright law review
# Copyright Laws
# Copyright Laws

Sherlock opens online consultations on new copyright law review

Mar 5th 2012, 11:51 AM 4,226 Views 31 Comments

Seán Sherlock opens an online survey asking for feedback on a proposed review of Ireland’s copyright laws.

# internet-freedom - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Sherlock appeals to opponents of copyright law to "call off the dogs"
# Copyright Laws
# Copyright Laws

Sherlock appeals to opponents of copyright law to "call off the dogs"

Mar 1st 2012, 6:45 AM 7,267 Views 56 Comments

The junior innovation minister says a consultation on online copyright could lead to the introduction of new government-backed laws.

# internet-freedom - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Sherlock confirms that ‘Irish SOPA’ has been signed into law
# Irish SOPA
# Irish SOPA

Sherlock confirms that ‘Irish SOPA’ has been signed into law

Feb 29th 2012, 4:39 PM 27,681 Views 121 Comments

The Junior Minister has confirmed that the controversial statutory instrument regarding online copyright has been signed into law today.

# internet-freedom - Saturday 11 February, 2012

In pictures: Anti-ACTA protests held across Europe
# Acta
# Acta

In pictures: Anti-ACTA protests held across Europe

Feb 11th 2012, 5:37 PM 2,686 Views 13 Comments

Demonstrators expressing concern over EU copyright legislation and online censorship gathered in cities from London to Tallinn today.

# internet-freedom - Thursday 9 February, 2012

'Internet freedom' is Government priority, Gilmore tells UN
# UN
# UN

'Internet freedom' is Government priority, Gilmore tells UN

Feb 9th 2012, 9:02 PM 3,206 Views 39 Comments

The Tánaiste’s words to the Security Council come days after a controversy over the strengthening of online copyright legislation.

# internet-freedom - Monday 16 January, 2012

Reddit, Boing Boing plan website blackout over SOPA - but what is it?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Reddit, Boing Boing plan website blackout over SOPA - but what is it?

Jan 16th 2012, 1:25 PM 5,869 Views 12 Comments

A number of high-profile sites are ‘going dark’ this Wednesday over proposed anti-piracy legislation.