Category : Rebecca MacKinnon

Don’t feed the trolls

An anti-Muslim video, the Innocence of Muslims demonstrated how the politics of fear dominate the online environment. It’s time we took action, argue Rebecca MacKinnon and Ethan Zuckerman

PAST EVENT: Book launch: Rebecca MacKinnon’s Consent of the Networked

27 February: Book launch: Rebecca MacKinnon’s Consent of the Networked

Analysis: Index’s experts assess Hillary Clinton’s latest speech on internet freedom

In a major speech on internet freedom, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned governments not to restrict online liberty but said she opposed confidential leaks. Index on Censorship consulted the experts for their verdict

A life in truth

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2010, Liu Xiaobo is treated as a subversive criminal in China, currently serving an 11-year sentence for incitement to subvert state power. Lauren Davis reports

Google rules

Today Google announced that it would no longer be censoring its search services in China. Rebecca MacKinnon talks to Google's David Drummond about privacy, censorship and China, providing a valuable insight into Google's thinking