Philip WillanIDG News Service

Gear Supplier Wants out of Syrian Surveillance Deal

The Italian company criticized for supplying the brutal Syrian regime with telecommunications equipment has frozen its participation and wants to kill the contract.

Italian Internet Activists Protest Proposed Law

Italy's Internet activists gathered in front of Rome's ancient Pantheon Thursday to protest a new law they say will throttle freedom of expression on the Web.

Italian Judge in Google Case Gets Threats on Facebook

The Milan judge who convicted Google execs for posting a video of an autistic teen being bullied has received hundreds of threatening messages on Facebook.

Google Execs Convicted Over Italian Bullying Video

Update: Google calls the conviction a "great disappointment," and says all three intend to appeal.