Rumble in Strasbourg: Hacks vs. Hackers in EU copyright law row

There’s something very Brexit about the current hacks vs. hackers divide separating European journalists from digital activists over the EU’s policy on copyright freedoms online – a dispute that comes to a head with a European Parliament vote on September 12. … More Rumble in Strasbourg: Hacks vs. Hackers in EU copyright law row

Modern electronic commerce requires cryptography, and cryptography precludes centralised censorship, even of harmful material. The way to combat gender inequality and sexual exploitation is to increase public awareness and encourage open discussion, not stifle information flows and violate telecommunications privacy. Smári McCarthy, executive director of Iceland Modern Media Initiative, writing to Ögmundur Jónasson, Icelandic minister of … More