Spotify takes down Alex Jones podcasts citing ‘hate content’ | Star Tribune

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Why Facebook’s Hate-Speech Policy Makes So Little Sense

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Judge says Tampa conversion therapy ban violates First Amendment free-speech rights

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A federal magistrate judge this week recommended that a ban on conversion therapy in Tampa, be partially blocked, arguing it violates therapists’ free-speech rights under the First Amendment. More »

Songwriters, publishers unveil bid to run nation’s music licensing

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The Mechanical Licensing Collective will be overseen by professional songwriters and publishers, including several from Nashville. More »

Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sues Southern Poverty Law Center over hate group label

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The SPLC says the group is “known for anti-Muslim and misogynistic rhetoric” and members “maintain affiliations with known extremists.” More »

Lawsuit Challenges SEC Gag Order and Book Ban – Institute for Justice

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This press release and the lawsuit it announces are subject to a gag order imposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) prohibiting us from telling you the story of ████████, an American entrepreneur who, as he tells it, was the victim of an overzealous government investigation. Although the SEC agreed to settle his case… More »

A Massive Amount of Iconic Works Will Enter the Public Domain on New Year’s Eve – Motherboard

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Why the copyright terms on a goldmine of works from 1923 are about to expire.

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Arkansas Har-Ber High School’s Newspaper Criticized Student Football Transfers To Springdale And Was Suspended

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“They are like, ‘Well, you raised an uproar, we’re going to try and silence you,’” said Halle Roberts, 17, the editor-in-chief of the Har-Ber Herald in Arkansas. More »

Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts for trademark infringement – MarketWatch

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The Girl Scouts say a Boy Scout rebranding effort is cutting into their turf, causing confusion.

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Arizona Supreme Court Rejects Proposed Lawyer Speech Code (Rule 8.4(g)) – Volokh Conspiracy : Reason.com

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Yesterday, the Arizona Supreme Court announced that it was rejecting the proposal; for more on why I think that’s right, see this post. So far, it appears (based on data gathered by the Christian Legal Society), thatArizona, Illinois, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, South Carolina, and Tennessee have rejected the proposal.The Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas Attorneys General have issued opinions concluding that the rule is likely unco More »