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May 12, 2017
Facebook to appeal court order requiring the company to globally impose an Austrian law to curb hate speechSocial networking giant Facebook will appeal a court order that requires the company to globally impose an Austrian law to curb hate speech against the country's Green Party.
Apr 30, 2017
'RSS government' will never recognise progressive writers: Nayantara SahgalA member of the Nehru-Gandhi family and one of India's foremost writers with feminist concerns, Nayantara Sahgal returned her Sahitya Akademi award in 2015 to protest against rising intolerance in the country. Will she ever accept a recognition from the state again? Never.
Apr 27, 2017
'Dark day for free speech in America': Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prep for violenceAmerican conservative Ann Coulter said that she was forced to cancel her speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America."
Apr 21, 2017
Muslim women do not need savingIt is essential to look past this stereotype to recognise the agency of Muslim women.
Apr 21, 2017
Dissent gagged: Ambiguity of free speech laws in IndiaIndia is a democracy and citizens have a constitutionally guaranteed right to a freedom of speech and expression which they can enforce via the Indian court system.
Apr 11, 2017
Fake news and free speech gave us Adolf Hitler in the 1930s: Why should 2017 be any different?Fake news is a menace not because it spreads misinformation, which is does, but because it’s fiction that breathes life into our innermost prejudices.
Apr 07, 2017
Twitter sues US govt for demanding identity of an account criticising Trump's policiesA U.S. government demand that Twitter reveals the identity of an account criticising President Donald Trump's immigration policies gave the company a chance to assume one of its favourite roles: defender of free speech.
Apr 07, 2017
Germany threatens social media companies with up to 50mn Euro fine if offensive posts aren't taken downGermany on Wednesday took the European lead in cracking down against hate speech and fake news, threatening social media giants with fines of up to 50 million euros if they fail to remove offensive posts promptly.
Apr 01, 2017
Let there be debate but not confrontation in our varsities: President Pranab MukherjeePresident Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday put a premium on debate and discussions, exhorting the student community to be argumentative, but not intolerant.
Mar 13, 2017
Tim Berners-Lee: Data privacy, fake news and political advertising are the bane of the World Wide Web28 years, later, what does Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the world wide web, think of his creation? Here's what he has to say.