Polish Parliament Passes Controversial Media Ownership Bill

The parliament in Poland passed on Aug. 11 a new media ownership law that opponents said was an attempt to silence the country’s largest remaining independent TV station. In the 460-seat lower house of the Polish parliament, lawmakers approved the …

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Thai Court Shelves Banning of “False Messages” Dissemination

A civil court in Thailand ordered on Friday the suspension of the government’s directive to criminalize the dissemination of “false news” or stories that could prompt public panic. The ruling came after several media groups decided to file a petition …

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Fastly CDN Outage Caused By Customer Misconfiguration and Software Bug

Popular websites and apps around the world were knocked offline because of an widespread internet outage with the Fastly content delivery network (CDN). Users were unable to access the sites and apps or saw an “Error 503” message. Websites operated …

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