The U.S. government is having a record year collecting big fines from companies. Part of that success comes from a Civil War era law that rewards whistle-blowers for exposing corporate fraud.
Z?calo Public Square Feb. 13 - Is Internet Freedom at Risk?
In Italy, a judge handed down criminal
sentences to four Google executives who'd failed to quickly remove a
YouTube video of school bullying. India requires Internet companies to
help maintain "public order, decency, or morality." In China, Yahoo
supplied the government with information that helped to convict
Journalist Rebecca MacKinnon,
author of Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet
Freedom, examines recent attempts by governments around the globe to
restrict Internet content and whether citizens can preserve their