Archive for ‘Free Speech’

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

by   |  04.17.19  |  Free Speech

Source: Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million – Reuters More »

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

by   |  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

by   |  04.15.19  |  Free Speech

Source: Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules More »

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

by   |  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 »

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

by   |  02.05.19  |  Free Speech

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

by   |  02.05.19  |  Free Speech

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

by   |  02.04.19  |  Free Speech

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