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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu boarding the plane to Athens

High Court rules PMO must hand over 2015 expenditure invoices

The High Court ruled that the Prime Minister's Office would have 90 days to hand the NGO 220 previously unreleased invoices from the famous residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem.

Think tank urges greater transparency in government decision-making

The entity responsible for deciding which government meetings would be transparent and which would remain classified for 30 years - is the government itself.

Yaacov Lozowick, then director of the Israel State Archive, poses for a picture at the archive

Israel's State Archives demand all state-related documents be handed in

Ruti Abramovitch, the state archivist, threatened other archives in a letter, writing that 'any archives holding a document defined as classified may be subject to severe penalties'

A newsstand in Manhattan outfitted with ‘Fake News’ headlines was a stunt by ‘Columbia Journalism'

New report recommends targeted sanctions to protect journalists

The report came in response to "a decade-long decline in media freedom through systemic censorship and attacks on journalists ranging from harassment, arbitrary detention and extrajudicial killings."

Between the freedom and security of information

The Spokesperson’s Unit and Military Censor have completely collapsed.

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a cabinet meeting, June 17, 2018.

Supreme Court: Netanyahu-Mozes transcripts will not be made public

Prosecutors Yuval Yoaz and Shachar Ben Meir filed a request to the Israeli Supreme Court to publish the transcripts of conversations between Netanyahu and "Yedioth Ahronoth" publisher Arnon Mozes.

By AVISHAI GRINZAIG/MAARIV
01/08/2018
IDF computing school

IDF Military Censor banned nearly 300 articles last year

The Military Censor works in an outdated mode, even if some secrets are legitimate, expert says.

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IDF Military Censor banned nearly 300 articles last year

The Military Censor works in an outdated mode, even if some secrets are legitimate, expert says.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
12/07/2018
A man is silhouetted against a video screen with a Twitter and a Facebook logo

Privacy literacy, legislation top-of-mind at TAU

Researchers in Tel Aviv University’s Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center want to help users make better decisions about privacy.

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
04/05/2018
Google co-founder Sergey Brin wearing Google-Glass

The end of the Internet age

Governments and monopolistic corporations pose a threat to freedom of information

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