Archive for ‘Free Speech’

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

0 Commentsby   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

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The First Amendment and Criminal Libel Law – Reason.com

0 Commentsby   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

I thought I’d serialize my forthcoming Penn Law Review article on Anti-Libel Injunctions; here is the section on criminal libel law — the article argues that anti-libel injunctions are like mini-criminal-libel laws. More »

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

0 Commentsby   |  04.17.19  |  Free Speech

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 »

Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million – Reuters

0 Commentsby   |  04.17.19  |  Free Speech

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UK porn age restrictions to come into effect in July | The Independent

0 Commentsby   |  04.17.19  |  Free Speech

Age restrictions on pornography will come into effect in July, the government has announced. After 15 July, all internet users will be forced to prove themselves to be over 18 or be entirely blocked More »

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

0 Commentsby   |  04.15.19  |  Free Speech

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Steve McQueen’s Son Sues Tom Ford Over Cardigan Line | Hollywood Reporter

0 Commentsby   |  03.31.19  |  Free Speech

The late actor’s heir says the fashion brand is trying to capitalize on McQueen’s iconic status to sell sweaters.

Source: Steve McQueen’s Son Sues Tom Ford Over Cardigan Line | Hollywood Reporter More »

Hip hop artists to Supreme Court: Pittsburgh rapper’s lyrics are not ‘a true threat of violence’ – CNNPolitics

by   |  03.07.19  |  Free Speech

Several famous rappers are urging the US Supreme Court to take up a case involving a Pittsburgh rapper and whether his song lyrics are protected under the First Amendment.

Source: Hip hop artists to Supreme Court: Pittsburgh rapper’s lyrics are not ‘a true threat of violence’ – CNNPolitics More »

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

by   |  02.05.19  |  Free Speech

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

by   |  02.05.19  |  Free Speech

Source: Why Facebook’s Hate-Speech Policy Makes So Little Sense | Michael C. Dorf | Verdict | Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia More »