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Publishing Execs Arrested, Face Jail Time, Because Book Tells People How To Back Up DVDs

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Last month we wrote about a new copyright law in Japan whose punishments seemed so disproportionate it was hard to take it seriously. For example, downloading unauthorized copies or backing up content from a DVD were both subject to criminal penalties. According to this story from Daily Yomiuri Online, it...
Publishing Execs Arrested, Face Jail Time, Because Book Tells People How To Back Up DVDs
Report: Google sidesteps any fault in Germany as prosecutors drop Street View probe

Julian Assange extradition breaches legal principle, lawyer claims

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First day of hearing into extradition of WikiLeaks founder to Sweden centres on issue of Swedish prosecutor's impartialityThe arrest warrant for Julian Assange should not stand and breaches "a matter of fundamental legal principle", the supreme court has heard .Dinah Rose QC, appearing for the 40-year-old Australian founder of WikiLeaks...
Julian Assange extradition breaches legal principle, lawyer claims

Google executive in Brazil faces arrest over video

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Judge orders the arrest of Fabio Jose Silva Coelho for failing to take down YouTube videos attacking a mayoral candidateA judge in Brazil has ordered the arrest of Google's most senior executive in the country after the company failed to take down YouTube videos attacking a local mayoral candidate. Google...
Google executive in Brazil faces arrest over video
Private justice: How Hollywood money put a Brit behind bars
Google updates Transparency Report with government requests for blog post removals and user data

Occupy protester to face trial in case related to Twitter subpoena

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Malcolm Harris, who has been in a battle with prosecutors over the privacy of his tweets, has plea deal withdrawn by judgeAn Occupy Wall Street protester who has been fighting with prosecutors to keep some of his tweets private looks likely to face trail next week after a judge withdrew...
Occupy protester to face trial in case related to Twitter subpoena
Google Transparency Report: U.S. Content Removal Requests Increased 103%

Google's Latest Transparency Report Shows Increased Censorship From Governments Not Normally Known For Censorship

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Google has continued to update its big "Transparency Report" with new data on specific content takedown requests from government agencies. With this latest update, Google has put out a blog post warning people that governments -- including those not normally associated with censorship -- are increasingly seeking to shut down...
Google's Latest Transparency Report Shows Increased Censorship From Governments Not Normally Known For Censorship
Google escapes criminal probe in German Street View case

More transparency into government requests

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About two years ago, we launched our interactive Transparency Report. We started by disclosing data about government requests. Since then, we’ve been steadily adding new features, like graphs showing traffic patterns and disruptions to Google services from different countries. And just a couple weeks ago, we launched a new section...
More transparency into government requests
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