Category : copyright

Article 13: Monitoring and filtering of internet content is unacceptable

alt informationIndex on Censorship joined with 56 other NGOs to call for the deletion of Article 13 from the proposal on the Digital Single Market.

US court orders Google to remove Innocence of Muslims film from YouTube

alt informationNew twist in tale of controversial film, writes Padraig Reidy

Pullman v. Casserly: The future of copyright

alt informationFrom the magazine: President of the Society of Authors Philip Pullman and Chief Executive of Creative Commons Cathy Casserly debate the future of copyright

The Queen’s speech and free speech

Padraig Reidy: The Queen's speech and free speech

The Queen's speech and free speech

Padraig Reidy: The Queen's speech and free speech

World Intellectual Property Day: Copyright and creativity in a digital world

Brian Pellot: Copyright and creativity in a digital world

World Intellectual Property Day: Copyright and creativity in a digital world

Brian Pellot: Copyright and creativity in a digital world

Getting copyright right

"Digital" means copying. Attempts to defend copyright the old-fashioned way could have unforeseen consequences for the web, says Joe McNamee This article was originally published on Open Democracy, as a part of a week-long series on the future digital freedom guest-edited by Index

Freedom to Connect conference: Aaron Swartz remembered, calls for copyright law ammendment

Freedom to Connect conference: Aaron Swartz remembered, calls for copyright law ammendment

Beacons of freedom: The changing face of Anonymous

alt informationOnline irreverent political protest is here to stay. But, asks Gabriella Coleman, what will be the legacy for digital freedom?

Brazilian Congress and lobbyists kill world first internet Bill of Rights

The Brazilian Congress’ lower house has killed a draft bill that would have pioneered the world’s first “Internet Bill of Rights.” Feted by free-speech activists and negotiated over several years, the bill used a civil rights framework to guarantee basic rights for internet users, content creators and online intermediaries — establishing that providers are not responsible for user […]

Index tells policy makers to keep the internet free

As Index launches a policy note ahead of the Internet Governance Forum, Marta Cooper asks if can we keep the internet free Policy Note: The Growing Threats to Digital Freedom