Russia briefly bans Wikipedia
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...and then doesn't.

The Tedium of Authoritarianism
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How censorship and propaganda fail to achieve their aims.

The Tedium of Authoritarianism
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Interview with a censor

"Many people consider the censor to be a fanatic and uneducated person, but this isn’t true. We are the most literate people as we have read much, almost every day."

What is it like to be a libel defendant?

In a word, unpleasant.

Imogen no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed… | Love and Garbage – some commonplace musings

Making the obvious point there there is absolutely no public interest in exposing the love life of a footballer, no matter how famous.

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In the Dock, in Paris – The Judgment « EJIL: Talk!
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The famous libel case brought over an online review: "On March 3, 2011, the Tribunal de Grand Instance de Paris issued its decision in the Criminal Libel Case brought against me based on a complaint by Dr Karine Calvo-Goller. It would appear that the Court ruled in our favor on all issues."

Chop Sue-y: Benihana Takes Blogger to Court Over Poor Review | Fast Company
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Restaurant sues blogger for bad review. (Japanese restaurant suing Lebanese blogger in Kuwait.)

In the Dock, in Paris « EJIL: Talk!
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Latest on the bizarre case of the Israeli academic using the French courts to sue the American editor who published a German professor's book review in an online law journal. Verdict expected in March.

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