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Social media conference backs steps to ensure free speech

Social media conference backs steps to ensure free speech

Ground rules such as legality, necessity, public accountability, access to remedy and transparency should be considered by all stakeholders while debating any online content regulations ...

Trump unblocks more Twitter users after US court ruling

Trump unblocks more Twitter users after US court ruling

The 41 blocked users include a film producer, screenwriter, photographer and author who had criticised President Trump or his policies.

Malaysian company seeks review of fake news law

Malaysian company seeks review of fake news law

Prime Minister Najib Razak's government secured parliament's approval for the fake news law this month.

Reporter named in Indian probe on database breach

Reporter named in Indian probe on database breach

The Unique Identification Authority of India said four people were named in its complaint to police in New Delhi to investigate the incident, including the reporter, and also her newspaper.

Fighting breaks out at Indian court hearing sedition case

Fighting breaks out at Indian court hearing sedition case

Fighting broke out at an Indian court hearing a case against a left-wing student leader accused of sedition. Kanhaiya Kumar, head of the student union at Jawaharlal Nehru University, has been remanded in custody until March 2.