Intermediary Liability and User Content under Europe’s New Data Protection Law: Frequently Asked Questions and Rough Answers – Daphne Keller

15 10 2015

faq-2This is the second instalment in my series analyzing Europe’s pending General Data Protection Regulation, with a focus on its impact on intermediary liability and user free expression.   The introduction gives an overview of the legislation and the issues it raises.  Reading it first is highly recommended.  This section goes into greater depth on those issues and previews coming installations n the series, which will appear on the Stanford CIS blog. Read the rest of this entry »





Australia: ‘Revenge porn’ bill introduced into federal Parliament – Brigit Morris

15 10 2015

Revenge-Porn-300x169An opportunity has finally arrived for the Australian Parliament to debate proposed legislation that would criminalise the phenomenon of so-called ‘revenge porn’. The rapid development of instantaneous communication technology and increased reporting of revenge porn incidents in Australian media, have intensified calls for the government to criminalise the distribution of intimate and/or sexually explicit images and videos of individuals without their consent. Read the rest of this entry »