NetMundial: LINX intervention on Human Rights and intermediary liability
Posted by malcolm on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 11:11
The following is the text of an intervention by Malcolm Hutty, LINX’s Head of Public Affairs, delivered at Netmundial in Brazil on 23rd April. Mr Chairman, I would like to argue that for these...
Netmundial open for public comments
Posted by malcolm on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 11:23
The Outcomes Document for the Netmundial conference on the future of Internet Governance, to be held in Brazil next week, has been opened for public comment.
Breaking: CJEU rules Data Retention Directive invalid
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 11:53
In a judgement released this morning the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the EU’s highest court, has ruled that the Data Retention Directive is incompatible with fundamental principles...
European Parliament passes net neutrality law
Posted by malcolm on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at 18:47
The European Parliament has passed the Connected Continent Regulation with strongly pro-net neutrality amendments, which now passes to the Council of Ministers. The amendments, vigorously opposed by...
Snowden revelations caused changes in cloud computing use, claims study
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 19:35
Businesses worldwide have changed their attitude to cloud computing as a result of the Snowden Revelations, according to a recent survey by NTT Communications. The study found that 88% of ICT...
Google takedown notices increase more than 711,000% in four years
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 14:25
The number of takedown notices addressed to Google increased by over 711,000% over four years, according to research published in the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology. The study documents...