An article in the latest issue of the Yale Law Journal tells the story of the outsized role that courts play in managing the global governance of the internet.
Source: Litigating Data Sovereignty
The Yellow Vest movement was organized on Facebook — and now it has spilled into the streets
Source: How Facebook Groups sparked a crisis in France – The Verge
The vicious digital campaign to silence Filipino news site Rappler and its CEO Maria Ressa makes clear that it’s time for a new charter for human rights online
Source: Defending Journalists in an Era of ‘Destroyed Rights’
The European Court of Human Rights ruling doesn’t provide blanket justification for blasphemy laws.
Source: Criminalizing Speech to Protect Religious Peace? The ECtHR Ruling in E.S. v. Austria
The main targets were foreign media websites, says a new service that automates censorship-tracking in countries governed by repressive regimes.
Source: Online censorship in Saudi Arabia soared after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder – MIT Technology Review
Top law professor who was witness for defense of Chelsea Manning, explains why Assange’s actions in 2016 may be very different.
Source: Prosecuting Wikileaks, Protecting Press Freedoms: Drawing the Line at Knowing Collaboration with a Foreign Intelligence Agency
Internet watchdog wants data as part of an effort to curb dissent and stop people using online space to organise.
Source: China steps up online crackdown, seeks detailed user data
You shall know the truth and the truth shall … be brutal. Once out, this one could not be sugar coated, and if he with is strategic importance, status, power, relationships and wealth does not get a pass (in assessments) no one does.
How context, profiles, actions, timelines, sequences, HUMINT, SIGNIT and surveillance in aggregate and in a mosaic tell a story. It is integrity. Did I just accuse CIA of having integrity? I thought that was an FBI thing!
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government’s denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official.
Source: CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s death, official says – CNNPolitics
“We have seen this rapid rise in deep learning technology and the question is: Is that going to keep going, or is it plateauing? What’s going to happen next?”
Source: How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes
A new paper explains why disinformation campaigns that act as a stabilizing influence in Russia are destabilizing in the United States.
Source: Information Attacks on Democracies