Inspired by Germany's notorious hate-speech law, more countries seek to impose steep penalties on platforms that don't comply with their censorship whims.
There’s nothing good about censoring communication platforms citizens want to use.
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The Trump administration should discredit the former national security adviser's ideas, not subject him to a retaliatory investigation.
That point seems to have escaped many people who have not actually watched the controversial film, some of whom think it should banned.
The federal definition of child pornography does not encompass risqué dancing by clothed 11-year-olds.
U.S. officials claim their espionage laws apply to the world, but constitutional protections do not.
Democrats Hate Facebook. Republicans Want To Ban TikTok. The Bipartisan Backlash Against Big Tech Is Here and It's a Disaster.
Even as Americans rely on tech more than ever, our early-pandemic truce with the industry is officially over.
'Political correctness has grown to become the unhappiest religion in the world.'
"I’m a vegetarian and I love dogs, like Hitler. But the only thing I have in common with Hitler are the good bits!"
An ambiguous presidential order affecting a Chinese company connected to several popular video games sows confusion.
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Portland's Northwest Film Center pulls film from summer drive-in schedule after critics say it promotes "school-to-prison pipeline."
By kicking out critics on Twitch and Discord, is the military running afoul of the First Amendment?
Will tech companies resist orders to cooperate with demands for information to root out dissidents?
They’re not likely to succeed, but the real goal is to seize any money he makes.
The president promises penalties he has no power to impose, while the company promises moderation it cannot deliver.
Technological—not political—solutions will secure true freedom of speech online
Online censorship is coming, and it’s going to be bad news for everybody.
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Forcing Google to behave like a public utility would probably not serve the interests of those demanding that designation—or the rest of us.
The Mat-Su School Board evidently doesn't understand the purpose of a school.
Anyone who wants to restrict free speech should contemplate what it would be like if your enemy gets to choose what gets said.
Plague Inc. simulates the spread of coronavirus.
Government wants to force social media platforms to accept a “duty of care” to protect users from whatever they deem harmful.
Efforts to control the flow of information fail, but they muddle the quality of what people share in defiance of the censors.
When politicians call to punish “disinformation,” we should worry about what that definition encompasses.
New Mexico Medical Marijuana Supplier Wins First Amendment Challenge to the State Fair's Absurdly Broad Censorship
The overturned rules banned microscopes and shovels as drug paraphernalia and prohibited pictures of cannabis or the equipment used to grow it.