Assange’s brother, Gabriel Shipton, says extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the US would be a death sentence for him and press freedom worldwide.
The government’s alleged attempts to curtail misinformation is a thinly veiled assault on the privacy and free speech of average citizens.
The social media platform plans to hold politicians accountable for hate speech.
Egypt responds with disapproval and shock after 31 countries, including US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, expressed concern on Cairo’s use of terror legislation against a broad range of critics, including rights activists and journalists.
Diet Prada files "defence of free speech" response against Dolce & Gabbana that has been seeking millions in damages in a defamation lawsuit over the fashion watchdog group's coverage of #DGLovesChina marketing campaign in 2018.
Defence lawyers argued in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the former president bore no responsibility for the deadly attack on the US Capitol while accusing Democrats of “hatred” and “hypocrisy.”
By dropping the hammer on Trump and deplatforming a number of pro-Trump accounts to ostensibly defend democracy, is Big Tech the greater threat to free speech and democratic discourse?
The social media giant's decision to suspend US President Donald Trump's Twitter account following the storming of the US Capitol by his supporters has triggered a debate on free speech and monopoly of public discourse.
Protesters clash with police as tens of thousands rally against state violence and a controversial bill that would restrict sharing images of law enforcement officers.
The moral panic is a reaction by cultural gatekeepers to the democratising nature of online platforms, who otherwise cannot fathom being held accountable for their speech.
The move raises questions on free speech and corporate power in the digital age.
Germany's parliament voted to punish social media giants with fines of up to $57 million if they systematically fail to remove illegal hate speech, but critics worry that the prohibitive fines could stifle legitimate free speech.
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