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Free Basics may promise free Internet, but what about internet freedom?
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Free Basics may promise free Internet, but what about internet...

By NANJIRA SAMBULI More by In this era of the knowledge economy, powered by Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), the significance of the Internet -- economically, socially and politically -- is unmissable. In Kenya, the Internet ... Daily Nation, 1 day ago

New freedom of information Model Publication Scheme - what FOI bodies need to know

Under section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (the FOI Act)FOI bodies are required to prepare and publish a publication scheme detailing the manner in which information will pro-actively be madepublicly available. On 14 October 2015 the ...
 Lexology3 days ago Independent Commission on Freedom of Information receives 30,000 submissions  Public Law Today5 days ago Reminder: deadline to submit evidence on Freedom of Information  Bloomberg1 week ago NMA: FOI Should be Extended to Keep Public Ever More Informed  News Media Association1 week ago
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Paris Attacks Spark Congressional Debate About Freedom From Surveillance vs. National Security

The terrorist attacks in Paris, which left 130 dead, have reignited a Congressional debate over how much information the government should be able to access from citizens -- and how to balance national security concerns with individual freedoms. ...
 ABC News3 days ago After Paris, US Political Shift On Privacy Vs. Security  ECN23 hours ago Renewed debate on security vs. privacy in U.S. following Paris attacks  PBS1 day ago

OSCE Hails New Kazakh Information Law

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic has praised Kazakhstan's new law on access to information, but added that the legislation still had drawbacks. In a statement on November 25, Mijatovic welcomed the law -- which came into ...
 Radio Free Europe4 days ago OSCE Representative condemns arrest of journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül, urges Turkey not to proceed with charges  OSCE2 days ago OSCE media freedom representative urges Holy See to respect journalists rights to report on issues of public interest  Foreign days ago OSCE media freedom representative welcomes new law on access to information in Kazakhstan, but says drawbacks still exist  Foreign days ago
The Press NZ

Andrew Gunn: Taking a baton to freedom of information

Don't try our patience, Gilbert. Nobody likes a smart-arse. SATIRE: New Zealand Police Application Form For Access To Information For The Purposes Of Academic Research. Instructions: Sit up straight and answer every question unless otherwise ...
 The Press NZ2 days ago

Media in India has always supported freedom of individuals to speak out their conviction, says President

Press Information Bureau Government of India President's Secretariat 26-November-2015 15:45 IST The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received today (November 26, 2015) the first copy of english version of the book The Eighth Ring, the ...
 Press Information Bureau3 days ago President signed "visa-free" laws: Visa-free regime is another degree of freedom  President of Ukraine1 week ago Press freedom protected by law: CE  Foreign week ago Respect awards, don't let emotions overrun reason: President  Rediff.com1 week ago
Oman Observer

Lai Mohammed: 'We'll respect freedom of speech, but social media influencers must tread carefully' - Minister cautions

Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has called on Social Media influencers to in good fate self regulate as the Buhari administration will not regulate the platform or infringe on the citizens' right to free speech Mohammed gave ...
 Uncova6 days ago Social media seeds era of information broadcasting  Oman Observer6 days ago SADC Ministers Agree To Clamp Down On Social Media  Zimbabwe Daily1 day ago AFK: Ahmed Kathrada: Address by South African politician and former political prisoner and anti-apartheid activist, upon receiving the Freedom of the City of Cape Town, Cape Town (26/11/2016) Other days ago

Is The Freedom Of Information Act Stifling Intellectual Freedom?

The time to be surprised about FOIA requests is over: Scientists need to be on their guard and harness this digital world
 Forbes.com1 week ago
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Journalist in leaks case denounces Vatican law, says it infringes on freedom of expression

Italian journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi discusses the Vatican investigation into leaked information published in his book, Avarice, at Rome's Foreign Press Association on Tuesday (Nov. 17). Religion News Service photo by Rosie Scammell This image ...
 Social Dashboard1 week ago Vatican Sues Journalists Who Leaked Catholic Church's Confidential Information  News week ago

Freedom of Information Act: the personal privacy of criminal suspects

In ESPN, Inc. v. Michigan State University , the Michigan Court of Appeals issued an important decision regarding incident reports of uncharged crimes. The case involved a Freedom Of Information Act request for all incident reports mentioning one or ...
 Lexology1 week ago
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