In addition, ITU is pleased to note that private sector companies and civil society organizations have registered to attend WCIT-12 in large numbers. The United States, where Google itself is headquartered, has confirmed more than 125 people in its...
American Civil Liberties Union Lamar Smith, its chief sponsor, vowing to bring it back for markup in February, just days after the White House released a statement that they would not support it. While many cheered, “SOPA is dead!
The "American Civil Liberties Union has taken up the cause of a Maryland man who was forced to cough up his Facebook password during a job interview with the Department of Corrections in that state," the Atlantic reported.
A civil liberties group in Australia is criticizing Google's decision to pull ads by the Wilderness Society that brought attention to "a boycott against a paper manufacturer that uses wood sourced from Australian old growth forests.
One rights group, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California is already expressing concern over the new feature's implications: "Facebook Places: Check This Out Before You Check In" they warned in a post.
Internet service providers only have to disclose the names of suspects in criminal cases, not in civil lawsuits, the EU court upheld. Seems the European Union is becoming more sensitive to the workings of the internet.
The lawsuit which resulted in this ruling was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and for those with a legal interest or extreme insomnia will find the entire report here on the ACLU site. Yesterday controversial elements of the Patriot...