Archive for ‘Free Speech’

Clarence Thomas Calls for Reconsidering Libel Standards As Supreme Court Rejects Cosby Case

by   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

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Facebook turns censorship eyes toward anti-vaccination crowd – Washington Times

by   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

Company executives told Bloomberg News that they’re considering cutting from their pages any news that undercuts vaccinations — meaning, anyone who disagrees with the government about the need to vac More »

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

by   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

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 »

Court hands victory to Christian cheerleaders who want Bible verses on football game banners | Courts | Dallas News

by   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

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

by   |  04.19.19  |  Free Speech

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The First Amendment and Criminal Libel Law – Reason.com

by   |  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

by   |  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

by   |  04.17.19  |  Free Speech

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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

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