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Russian Blogging Crackdown Law Takes Effect Today

If you’re in Russia and you’ve got a blog with more than 3,000 daily readers, you must register with the media regulator, Roskomnadzor, according to a new law which comes into effect from today. The new law also puts restrictions on anonymity, requiring that popular bloggers publish their surnname, initials and email address. Tommy Collison writes that one of the […]

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Chilling Effects 2012 Report Shows Significant Increase In Takedown Requests

Wendy Seltzer gives a fascinating, albeit quick, overview of 2012 from the Chilling Effects perspective. Chilling Effects aggregates takedown notices from copyright holders under the US DMCA as well as other laws in other jurisdictions. The numbers for 2012 are staggering. Over 53 million takedowns versus three million in 2011! The talk is just over […]

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