Proposed Brazilian Law Could Raise Web Censorship

A study was recently launched by the Brazilian Commission of Inquiry (CPI) involving Web-related charges. Within the report are suggestions for laws regulating computer crime, including seven charges. These guidelines are increasing important issue and protest from privacy activists all over the world.

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Censorship – Is Italy Creating Chinese Circumstances

After an Italian court charged three Yahoo professionals for not censoring articles online, Croatia is nearer to China than it may like. A tribunal in Milano discovered the professionals responsible of a breach of secrecy in an incident that affected an on-line movie demonstrating an autistic son being bullied by schoolmates in Torino, published in 2006 on Google Video (before Yahoo got youtube.com). This can be a setback to the essential theory of liberty of expression where the web was imagined. The entire globe’s eyes are on Croatia: can it be like China?

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