Iceland aims to become haven for investigative journalism | Media | guardian.co.uk

Parliament to vote on Wikileaks-backed law that would protect sources, guarantee freedom of speech and end libel tourism

Iceland is aiming to become a global haven for investigative journalism, with the country’s parliament expected to vote through legislation protecting sources, guaranteeing freedom of speech and ending libel tourism.

Supporters liken the initiative to the offshore financial havens that corporations use to avoid government tax regimes – only for free speech

read more via Iceland aims to become haven for investigative journalism | Media | guardian.co.uk.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 12, 2010.

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