Free speech

11.17.14
Court rules Google can arrange search results any way it wants
11.17.14

Court rules Google can arrange search results any way it wants

With the First Amendment behind it, Google is now free to put search results in whatever order it...

By E. Alvarez,   11.17.14
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01.18.12
China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity
01.18.12

China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity

Thought that Facebook's and Google+'s requirements that you use your real name were draconian? Just...

By T. O'Brien,   01.18.12
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12.20.11
Democratic Republic of Congo bans text messaging
12.20.11

Democratic Republic of Congo bans text messaging

After a controversial presidential election that saw Joseph Kabila retain the office amid fierc...

By D. Cooper,   12.20.11
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10.11.11
UK Gov wants opt-in system for adult material, imagine a boot stamping on a trackpad, forever
10.11.11

UK Gov wants opt-in system for adult material, imagine a boot stamping on a trackpad, forever

Looks like Prime Minister David Cameron's not content with just shuttering the internet during...

By D. Cooper,   10.11.11
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08.14.11
Telex anti-censorship system promises to leap over firewalls without getting burned
08.14.11

Telex anti-censorship system promises to leap over firewalls without getting burned

Human rights activists and free speech advocates have every reason to worry about the future of an...

By A. Toor,   08.14.11
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08.13.11
UK teen arrested for illegal BBM, social media crackdown gains steam
08.13.11

UK teen arrested for illegal BBM, social media crackdown gains steam

Lending further gravity to the proposed crackdown being bandied about in British parliament, an E...

By J. Volpe,   08.13.11
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08.11.11
UK Prime Minister exploring social media crackdown in wake of London riots (video)
08.11.11

UK Prime Minister exploring social media crackdown in wake of London riots (video)

As Londoners continue to pick up the rubble and carnage from this week's riots, UK Prime Minist...

By A. Toor,   08.11.11
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07.11.11
PROTECT IP Act called unconstitutional by bipartisan group of law professors
07.11.11

PROTECT IP Act called unconstitutional by bipartisan group of law professors

Turns out Eric Schmidt is not alone in his vehement opposition to the PROTECT IP Act, and the res...

By T. O'Brien,   07.11.11
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06.27.11
US Supreme Court strikes down California law, says video games are protected as free speech
06.27.11

US Supreme Court strikes down California law, says video games are protected as free speech

It's already been found unconstitutional by lower courts, and now the Supreme Court of the United...

By D. Melanson,   06.27.11
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