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Our Free Speech Crisis

Authored by Walter Williams, op-ed via Townhall.co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2019

Facebook Bans CrossFit Group For Advocating Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets

Authored by Timothy Meads via Townhall.com, As conservatives warn of the dangers of Silicon Valley's left-wing monopoly on political speech, one fitness and self-improvement company has jumped into the fray to discuss free s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 25th, 2019

Redditor allowed to stay anonymous, court rules

In a copyright lawsuit, a Jehovah's Witness has been given protections regarding anonymous online free speech......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2019

In spoiler fight, Hollywood has its free-speech moment

How should entertainment writing be regulated?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers

Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say

A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 17th, 2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism

Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Extremism

Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence

Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

Offended By What Someone Said? Now You Can Report Them To Law Enforcement

Via MassPrivateI blog, Soon free speech will be a thing of the past in paranoid America. DIGIT Lab's "Hate Incident Reporting" app promises to turn complete strangers into secret, hate speech/bias spies. Watch .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019

Plunge in Health-Insurance Stocks Recalls ‘Dark Days’ of the Financial Crisis

The free-fall in health insurance stocks is reviving memories of the 2008 financial crisis on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2019

Assange Arrest Is An Attack On Journalism, Liberty, Self-Government, & Civilization Itself

Authored by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Without an unfettered press, without liberty of speech, all of the outward forms and structures of free .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2019

America"s Problem With PC-Culture: Lack Of Free Speech Will Be The Country"s Downfall

Authored by Mac Slavo vioa SHTFplan.com, Without free speech returning in full.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 8th, 2019

Big Tech Could Be Liable for Content That Isn’t Actually Illegal, If the U.K. Gets Its Way

Free-speech activists see a slippery slop.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 8th, 2019

Will Trump’s Executive Order on Free Speech Scare Student Activists Silent?

Three students at.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 6th, 2019

Cal Berkeley Law School Dean: Trump"s Free-Speech Executive Order Is "Unconstitutional"

Authored by Brittany Slaughter via Campus Reform, In light of President Donald Trump’s executive order on free speech, Erwin Chermerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law, and Howard Gillman, Chancellor of the University of Californi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 4th, 2019

Singapore Plans Law to Fight False News, but Critics Fear Repression

The government says the legislation would combat misinformation that harms the public interest, but rights advocates worry that it could be used to mute free speech......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 1st, 2019

Amherst Nixes Newspeak – Because Of Free Speech Order?

Amherst Nixes Newspeak – Because Of Free Speech Order?.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 28th, 2019

Can Trump block Twitter users whose views he dislikes? Court skeptical

A federal appeals court on Tuesday cast doubt on U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to keep Twitter users whose political views he dislikes from responding to his own account, suggesting it might violate those users' free speech rights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2019