‘Liking’ something on Facebook is now protected by the First Amendment
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A recent federal court decision has ruled that ‘liking’ something on Facebook is an expression of free speech. The decision overturned a lower court ruling involving a policeman and a local election. Cyrus Farivar, senior business editor at Ars Technica, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss.
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