On Aug 2nd, the Israeli Supreme Court held a hearing regarding the legality of the procedure of content removal request the Israeli Attorney General Office send to Internet Intermediaries. The Clinic on Human Rights in Cyberspace on behalf of the Israeli Freedom of Information Movement has filed an Amicus Curiea brief arguing the AGO acts are far from being transparent. Read our position. The Court ordered the state to specify by the middle of September the legal source to use such authority. Read the article that was published at Haaretz
Listen to "After the Pandemic: Digitalizing our courts", an episode of "The every Lawyer" presented by CBA National. Yves Faguy speaks with Karen Eltis, the author of “Courts, Litigants and the Digital Age,” about the pressing need to modernize our courts, the risks that come with it, and the precautions we should be taking.
Yuval Shany interview about Israel’s technology and surveillance-heavy approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. Covers the particularly fraught political crisis that the virus exacerbated, the use of Israel’s counterterrorism tools to trace contacts of infected individuals, and the significance of locational privacy in the face of a deadly contagion. Listen here
Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak Received a Graduate Card From the Hebrew University (Hebrew)
Dana Yaffe converse with journalist and technologist Ido Kenan on his podacst "Sharat Hatarbut" of Room 404 an Israeli based digital culture magazine about the Clinic on Human Rights in cyberspace's activities. What does the police's 'shaming officer' do? What legal obligations to the public social networks have? Does the National Security Agency follow us online? and more – listen here
Cyber Bill Would Give Netanyahu Unsupervised Powers, Experts Warn – Ha'aretz Newspaper on Deborah Housen-Couriel, Dan Efrony, Amir Cahane and Amit Sheniak position on the Cyber Law Bill
"Elections 2019: Were You Blocked From an Official Social Network Page? There Is Something to Be Done" – Interview with Dana Yaffe in Takdin
"Israel is More Vulnerable to Foreign Intervention in Elections" – Interview with Eli Bahar and Ron Shamir in Calcalist Newspaper (Hebrew)
Internet Legislators Conference in the Knesset (Hebrew)
Interview with Prof. Yuval Shany
Journal for Alumni, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (July 2017)
"Hebrew U sets up team to tackle complex world of cyber-law"
The Times of Israel (January 2017)