White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias

Politics 05/15/19, 18:57

On the heels of President Donald Trump's repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced ...

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

Europe 04/15/19, 05:17

The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies.Artists, celebrities and tech experts ...

Leaders hint Poland will not fully apply EU copyright law

Europe 03/30/19, 10:29

Poland's right-wing leaders hinted Saturday they will not fully implement the European Union's new copyright reform, saying it stifles freedom of speech.Ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said Saturday that a copyright directive adopted by EU lawmakers this week threatens freedom. ...

Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

Europe 03/23/19, 11:57

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.The dpa news agency reports the biggest protest Saturday was in Munich, where 40,000 people ...

News organizations to highlight most threatened journalists

U.S. 03/15/19, 04:46

A coalition of more than a dozen global news organizations, including The Associated Press, The Financial Times and Reuters, will spotlight the world's most threatened journalists in a new freedom of speech initiative, the group announced Friday in New York.Members ...

Update: Spain joins global calls for probe on Khashoggi

World 10/15/18, 11:07

The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local):3:30 p.m.A Spanish government spokeswoman has urged Turkey and Saudi Arabia to launch an "open, transparent" investigation ...

Journalists slam pending Bangladesh digital security law

World 09/28/18, 01:56

Journalists and human rights groups are demanding major amendments to a bill recently passed in Bangladesh's Parliament, saying it will further choke constitutionally protected freedom of speech.A powerful body of editors of leading newspapers and TV stations has officially protested ...

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