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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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8 December 2011

Indian Government v Social Networking sites: Expert Views

Author: Bar & Bench News Network

According to the Google Transparency Index reported in the Hindu, for January to June 2011, the Internet search giant received requests from the Indian government...to remove 358 items...Hindu further reported that “Interestingly, the biggest chunk of...

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3 January 2010

Google and India Test the Limits of Liberty

Author: Amol Sharma & Jessica E. Vascellaro, Wall Street Journal [USA]

In September, lawyers at Google Inc.'s New Delhi office got a tip from an Internet user about alarming content on the company's social networking site, Orkut...Google's response: It removed not just the material but also the entire user group that...

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28 November 2008

War Against Child Pornography on the Internet [Brazil]

Author: Fabiana Frayssinet, IPS

The Brazilian government has announced the creation of a web site to centralise the reception of complaints about child pornography on the Internet…The…"direct line between citizens," accessible from the web site www.denunciar.org.br, was created by...

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6 July 2008

Google Helping Fight Child Porn on Social Networking Site Orkut [Brazil]

Author: Gary Bourgeault, @lpha Marketer

According to Brazilian Prosecutor Sergio Suiama…[Google] had refused to work with them, saying it only had to submit to U.S. law. Orkut is the most popular social networking site in Brazil, and has been inundated with child porn, while hundreds of...

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13 March 2007

India: Google's Orkut helps cops censor? New cyberterror law...

Author: Xeni Jardin, on Boing Boing

The Indian Express...[is] reporting that Google's social networking service Orkut will cooperate with the Mumbai Police to share IP addresses of users who post “objectionable content” on Orkut. If reports are to be believed, the police need only email...

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