The most ambitious net censorship project since China's Great Firewall is no more: Pakistan's Ministry of Information Technology has indicated that they are canceling plans for a 50 million+ URL net filtering regime.
You might not be suspected of trafficking cocaine and your car might not have a warrantless GPS placed in it by police. But the legal issues raised by the Supreme Court matter for everything you do online (and off).
Last week, BART blocked mobile phone services for several hours to disperse a demonstration they claimed was going to turn violent. Was it legal? The FCC is now asking. And free speech experts say it's uncharted territory that must be explored as mobile and digital communications technologies emerge.
The government has almost certainly made secret requests for WikiLeaks-related material from other companies. But only Twitter (successfully, at least) fought to have to have those orders brought into the open. Here’s why.