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Dutton says AFP must take extra steps before launching raids on the media

Peter Dutton says federal police should consider ‘public interest implications’ before investigating leaks that involve journalistsHome affairs minister Peter Dutton has given new directions to the Australian federal police on investigations into journalists and media organisations.The decision... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-09 07:01:12 UTC ]
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Singapore debates a law targeting fake news online. Critics warn of a chilling effect

Facebook, Twitter and Google have been under fire all over the world for not doing enough to police their platforms for misinformation. The Singaporean government thinks it has a solution: a law that imposes jail time and hundreds of thousands of dollars in potential fines for posting or failing... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos peddles hate. It’s not censorship to refuse to publish it | Sam Sedgman

Defenders of free speech are misguided in championing his cause. Reasoned debate will never arise from his utterances – and others will be scared into silenceA coalition of free speech organisations rallied together last week to defend Simon & Schuster’s choice to publish professional... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free-speech groups defend publication of Milo Yiannopoulos memoir

In the face of pressure for Simon & Schuster to drop the far-right star’s book Dangerous in the US, campaigners say that stifling him will have ‘a chilling effect’A boycott of far-right controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos’s publisher Simon & Schuster will have “a chilling effect” on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louisiana Judge Blocks Online Age-Verification Law

In issuing a preliminary injunction, judge Brian Jackson ruled that the law “creates a chilling effect on free speech.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish publisher to challenge jury's libel award at European court

Independent Newspapers argues that €1.25m defamation award was disproportionate and has a ‘serious chilling effect’ on freedom of expression Ireland’s Independent Newspapers’ group is to challenge Irish defamation laws at the European Court of Human Rights, reports the Irish Times. The newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hindu Book Controversy Grows

Amid contested reports that a second book about Hinduism by religion scholar Wendy Doniger may be withdrawn in India, a scholars group is expressing concern about a chilling effect on free inquiry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA welcomes libel reform bill

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 09:06 Publishers Association chief executive Richard Mollet welcomed the publication of the draft Defamation Bill yesterday [15th March], saying the misapplication of libel suits was having a "chilling effect on what is being... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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