free speech

'Liking' something on Facebook is now protected by the First Amendment

Sep 19, 2013
Now when you 'like' something on Facebook, you're exercising your First Amendment rights.
Posted In: Facebook, first amendment, free speech

Who do you trust more with your free speech: The government or tech companies?

May 6, 2013
A secret meeting, a handful of tech CEO's, and the future of your freedom of speech online.
Posted In: free speech, Tech, Google, Facebook, censorship

Law against panhandling ruled too harsh

Sep 28, 2012
An Arcata, California ordinance did not allow non-aggressive requests for money, including signs, in many parts of town. But that all changed when a judge ruled the mandate unconstitutional.
Posted In: panhandling, free speech, california, homeless, poverty

Kansas teen not sorry for tweeting that Brownback sucks

Nov 28, 2011
Free speech issue comes to Kansas
Posted In: Twitter, free speech, Kansas

ACLU goes after Missouri school

Aug 16, 2011
Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against a Missouri school district. The charge is that the district is using filter software...
Posted In: aclu, filtering, free speech

National Labor Relations Board going after Reuters in Twitter case

Apr 7, 2011
An employee of Thomson Reuters tweeted something critical of her company's management. Now the NLRB will file a complaint against Thomson Reuters...
Posted In: free speech, labor, Twitter