"The blockage of Geo News just as Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Washington is an unfortunate illustration of how widespread censorship has become in Pakistan," Steven Butler, CPJ's Asia program coordinator, said in a statement after the station went off air. … [Read more...] about Pakistan’s Most Popular TV Station Forced Off Air Amid Crackdown on Free Press
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Although the premium cable channel already offers digital-only service in the form of HBO Now, today they've launched a new extra-premium streaming option called HBO Max. It costs $14.99 a month, making it ... the same price as HBO NOW. And to seduce more viewers into the cult of the Home Box Office, they're offering a seven-day trial. … [Read more...] about HBO Max is here and free for 7 days … but what is it?
The monitoring group said it had submitted, via email, a detailed request to army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor for his comment on the report, but he did not answer nor agree to meet the CPJ mission while it was visiting Pakistan. … [Read more...] about CPJ: Pakistan’s Press Freedom Climate Fraying
Every speaker in this country has a First Amendment right to free speech. Above and beyond those constitutional guarantees, Congress decided in the 1990s to confer a special and unique set of liability and legal privileges on one set of actors, which it defined as ‘providers of interactive computer services’ in a statutory provision known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. … [Read more...] about FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Brendan Carr Welcome Debate on Section 230, Internet Free Speech
For the New York study, the researchers used an antibody test designed by the Wadsworth Center, a laboratory at the state health department. Like any test, it's not perfect: It gets false negatives about 12% of the time and false positives less than 1% of the time, according to the study. Researchers adjusted their findings to reflect those inaccuracies. … [Read more...] about Study shows 10 times more New Yorkers had Covid-19 by April than previously counted