Google has created an interactive map of Government Requests
that shows the number of government inquiries for information about
users and requests for Google to take down or censor content. Google hopes
that this step toward greater transparency will help in ongoing discussions
about the appropriate scope and authority of government requests.
Internet at Liberty2010, cosponsored by Google and
the Central European University (Hungary), has brought together grassroots global activists of academic centers, governments, NGOs and corporations in order to explore the
many issues at hand.
conference has explored creative ways to address the boundaries of online free expression; complex relationship among technology, economic growth and
human rights; ways in which dissidents and governments are using the internet;
the role of internet intermediaries; as well as pressing policy and legal
issues such as privacy and cybersecurity.