Yahoo! accused over jailing of Chinese dissident (Guardian)Campaigners for free speech in China accused the US internet company Yahoo! of providing information that allowed Chinese police to jail a cyber-dissident two years ago. The charge by Reporters Without Borders is likely to provide further ammunition to US congressional members, less than two weeks after Google said it would bend to Beijing’s wish to censor politically sensitive content.http://technology.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1706736,00.html
Chinese man ‘jailed due to Yahoo’
Internet firm Yahoo is accused of giving data to China which led to the arrest of another online writer.
uk: BT sounds child web porn warning
The number of attempts to view illegal child pornography on the web has risen sharply since 2004, according to BT.
us: The erosion of anonymous Internet speech
Commentary–The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution safeguards freedom of speech. The right to speak freely generally includes the right to speak anonymously. And developing case law holds that the right to speak freely embraces the liberty to speak anonymously on the Internet.