Court agrees to listen to Led Zeppelin in ‘Stairway’ appeal

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“Stairway to Heaven” will get another hearing, this time to a packed house.

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European legal official OKs orders that force Facebook to globally remove insults to politicians like “oaf” and “fascist” (as well as synonyms) / Boing Boing

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European legal official OKs orders that force Facebook to globally remove insults to politicians like “oaf” and “fascist” (as well as synonyms)

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Is revenge porn protected by the constitution? Some states might say yes – GreenwichTime

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First Amendment vitals: Taking Gen Z’s pulse on free expression and inclusion

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Undergraduates on campus now hail from the tip of the next age cohort known as Generation Z. They are the true digital natives born into… More »

Sandmann lawyers oppose Washington Post’s motion in defamation suit

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YouTube faces existential threat from the EU’s new copyright directive

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EU member states still have two years to write the vague language of the directive into law, and YouTube is not done pushing back on it. More »

San Francisco police raid home of journalist to find who leaked Adachi report – The San Francisco Examiner

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Police raided the home and office of a freelance journalist Friday morning. More »

World Press Freedom Day and a History of the First Amendment | Time

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It wasn’t until 1919 that the Supreme Court weighed in for the first time to say what this right expressed in the First Amendment really means More »

Joe Arpaio Called “Libel-Proof” As CNN, HuffPo and Rolling Stone Push for Lawsuit Dismissal | Hollywood Reporter

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Huffington Post reported the convicted former sheriff went to prison. Although he didn’t, the publication says the gist was substantially true. More »

Swatch has filed a legal case against Samsung for trademark infringement – NotebookCheck.net News

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The Swiss watchmaker group Swatch has filed a complaint with US legal authorities to the effect that Samsung has impinged on its trademarks. This is connected to the design of some downloadable watchfaces for Gear-line smartwatches. The company will look for hundreds of millions of US dollars in compensation for this breach. More »