12 stories about Parliament
מליאת הכנסת קורונה

Israeli parliament votes to relaunch phone surveillance program as Covid-19 resurges

01.07.20|Omer Kabir
Lawmakers voted 53 to 38 in favor of bill permitting cellular tracking of phones as the number of infected breaks daily record
ועידה כלכלית לאומית 2019 גבי אשכנזי כחול לבן

Tech Gone Too Far? Lawmakers Seek to Curb Police Surveillance of Suspected Covid-19 Patients

Israeli parliament Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee pushing new bill meant to replace temporary regulations that authorized widespread use of digital tracking
השר לביטחון פנים גלעד ארדן מסיבת עיתונאים אי הפללה שימוש ב קנביס

Twitter Hiring Israel Lobbyist Amid Government Criticism

30.07.18|Asaf Shalev
Israeli government ministers have been pushing to pass laws that would help force social media networks to remove content deemed harmful and likely to incite terrorism
בנימין נתניהו ישיבת ממשלה 15.7.18

Netanyahu Pulls the Plug on Law to Fight Facebook 'Incitement'

18.07.18|Omer Kabir
A surprise last-minute intervention by the Israeli prime minister brings an end for now to a bill that would have removed protections for speech that’s published on the web
בנימין נתניהו ישיבת ממשלה 17.5.18

Israeli Government Asking Parliament for Vast New Powers to Fight Cyber Threats

21.06.18|Omer Kabir
A bill making its way through the Israeli parliament would give the country’s cyber defense authorities the power to search and seize private data and hardware with little oversight
נוסע נוסעים שדה תעופה טיסה טיסות האקרים

It’s About to Get Easier for Israelis to Get U.S. Work Visas

20.06.18|Meir Orbach and Asaf Shalev
Israel is set to join the U.S. government’s E-2 visa program for entrepreneurs who invest capital to create U.S. businesses
כסף מזומן שטרות שקלים שקל 2

Israel to Ban Use of Cash for Large Transactions

09.03.18|Omri Milman
Under a proposed law, Cash transactions worth more than NIS 50,000 (about $14,500) would be illegal
חנות מריחואנה קולורדו קנאביס

Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Use Advances in Israeli Parliament

08.03.18|Shahar Ilan
Fines and volunteer service would replace criminal charges for first-time offenders under the proposed law
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Israeli Official Reports Increased Cooperation on Removing Content from Social Media

29.12.17|Shahar Ilan
Israel’s Ministry of Justice requested thousands of posts be removed from Facebook, Twitter and other networks this year. 85% of the time, the requests were accepted
חממה של BOL קנאביס

Israeli Farmers Catch Cannabis Fever

19.12.17|Shahar Ilan
Israel's medical marijuana regulators tell lawmakers they are processing nearly 400 applications for permits to grow marijuana
עובדי חברת טבע ב ירושלים מפגינים נגד ה פיטורים

CTech’s Weekly Israeli Tech News Roundup

How the Teva drama unfolded. Israeli judge orders Facebook to reinstate a terminated page. Israeli regulator blocks crypto-mining company
אולם ה מליאה כנסת ישראל

Israeli Parliament Eases Regulation On Startup Equity Crowdfunding

15.11.17|Reut Shpigelman
Israel-linked startups raised $173 million through equity crowdfunding in the first half of 2017