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Brazil’s Federal Police Says it Will 'Punish' Creators of 'Fake News' Ahead of Elections

On Tuesday, Brazil’s Federal Police used Twitter to announce a new censorship program to “identify and punish the authors of ‘fake news’” ahead of the country’s upcoming presidential election. The announcement echoes French President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to introduce legislation that could involve blocking entire…

US Lawmaker Behind Fake 'Net Neutrality' Bill Wanted ISPs to Edit Online News and Censor the Internet

After the FCC’s Republican majority voted successfully to repeal net neutrality protections last week, Rep. Marsha Blackburn gleefully applauded the outcome, cheering what she called the beginnings of a “light-touch regulatory regime.” As chair of the House Energy Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, which…

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