Brazil arrests Google boss over YouTube video

The president of Google Brazil has been arrested over a YouTube video that criticizes a mayoral candidate, breaking local electoral law.

Tweeting Steelers player sues over endorsement deal

Pro athletes who use Twitter often get themselves in trouble. Rashard Mendenhall is finding out that posting your opinions through tweets can cost you millions.  

U.S. Supreme Court to rule on indecency broadcasts

Oh, hell yeah! Today is a great day for the holy trinity of comedy: Howard Stern, Lenny Bruce and George Carlin.

Assange: Internet is the "greatest spying machine"

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange recently warned that the Internet was the "greatest spying machine the world has ever seen."

Saudi Arabia bans blogging without a licence

Freedom of speech organizations are condemning a decision by the Saudi Arabian government to force all online ewspapers and bloggers to register with the Ministry of Culture and Information.

Is Fox News stifling freedom of speech?

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) has harshly criticized Fox News for suing a US senate candidate over the alleged use of "copyrighted" footage in a TV and web ad.

Australia attempts to close offensive US website

The Australian Human Rights Commission is threatening legal action against a US-based 'satirical' website, which it says is encouraging racial hatred against Aborigines.

Judge says students can slate teachers online

Guess what? It's your legal right to bitch about your teacher on Facebook, and the school can't do a thing to stop you.