Malta IT Law Association: Government’s bill to control the internet is “a serious threat” and a “perverse affront” to the freedom of citizens

Published: February 16, 2017 at 9:12pm

The Malta IT Law Association issued a statement this evening saying that the government’s bill to change laws governing the press and the internet is “a serious threat to internet freedoms”.

The statement says: “The proposed nebulous law presents a perverse affront to basic online rights and the ability of citizens to use the Internet as a tool to exercise free speech.”

If you are reading this on your phone, click here to read the statement in PDF format: MITLA – Statement -Media and Defamation Act – 16022017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE