Julien Nocetti, a Research Fellow at the Paris-based think tank French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), explores recent Russian claims and policies concerning the internet in an attempt to reveal what these claims and initiatives reveal about Russian authorities’ stance towards the internet.
Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a survey of the week’s developing media news. Ministry of Internet for Germany? Internet activists and German politicians are pushing for the creation of a German Ministry of Digital Affairs. Currently, the State Minister…Read More
Indian Election Commission Issue Campaign Social Media Guidelines On October 25th the Election Commission of India released guidelines to regulate political campaigns on social media sites. The guidelines ask all political parties to pre-certify advertisements before they are posted on…Read More
Faheem Zafar, Research Coordinator for Bytes for All Pakistan, analyzes Internet regulation and censorship in Pakistan, focusing on recent attempts to curb civil liberties through Internet filtration. Despite the appearance of freedom of speech, significant control of today’s traditional media in Pakistan…Read More
//Lejla Turcilo, PhD, Professor at University of Sarajevo and future AnOx participant discusses hate speech regulation in Bosnia- Herzegovina. Her upcoming paper will include policy suggestions for combating hate speech without direct state intervention. In May 2013, the Press Council…Read More