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Freedom of expression in the digital world is increasingly under threat, from firewalls and takedown orders to filtering and surveillance

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Banning us from watching this video of a criminal act is a step too far

Banning us from watching this video of a criminal act is a step too far

There is a difference between individuals exercising their right not to view or share a video, and companies such as Twitter -- or indeed the police force -- denying people the right to view it, writes Index CEO Jodie Ginsberg

LEADING STORIES

Why we’re boycotting the Internet Governance Forum

Why we’re boycotting the Internet Governance Forum

Yaman Akdeniz and Kerem Altiparmak, two renowned Turkish internet rights advocates, are boycotting the internet governance conference which this year takes place in Istanbul
Turkey: Presidential election shines spotlight on free speech challenges

Turkey: Presidential election shines spotlight on free speech challenges

Concerns about media and internet freedom as Erdogan looks set to make the switch from prime minister to president
Are India’s internet laws ready for the digital age?

Are India’s internet laws ready for the digital age?

The Global Network Initiative and the Internet and Mobile Association of India have launched an interactive slide show exploring how India┬ĺ's internet and technology laws are holding back economic innovation and freedom of expression.
House of Lords committee slams “right to be forgotten”

House of Lords committee slams “right to be forgotten”

The British House of Lords has slammed the recent "right to be forgotten" ruling by the court of justice of the European Union, deeming it "unworkable" and "wrong in principle".