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Friday

06:32 Hong Kong ISPs Refuse To Help China Censor The Internet (18)

Tuesday

09:51 Don't Let The Bret Stephens Bite: NY Times' Hypocritical 'Free Speech' Columnist Flips Out After Being Called A Bedbug (46)
06:14 SLAPP Threats Don't Even Need To Become Lawsuits To Be Effective: Cop Gets Columnist Fired For Pointing To Picture Of Him With Racists (48)

Thursday

13:36 China (Yes, China) Complains About Attack On Its 'Free Speech Rights' After Twitter/Facebook Boot Propaganda Accounts (38)
12:02 State Rep Tries To Bring Criminal Harassment Charges Against Journalists For Being Journalists (23)
09:22 North Carolina Appeals Court's Second Take On Retaliatory Arrests Just As Bad As Its First One (15)

Wednesday

06:19 New Hampshire Supreme Court: Of Course It's Not Defamatory To Call A Patent Troll A Patent Troll (26)

Monday

12:00 NC Appeals Court Withdraws Its Horrendous, Free Speech-Damaging Opinion On Retaliatory Arrests (24)

Friday

12:03 Pushing For Facebook, YouTube And Twitter To Ban Hate Speech Won't Stop It From Migrating Elsewhere (88)

Thursday

06:37 The Pai FCC Is Oddly Quiet About Trump's Plan To Have The Agency Police Speech (193)

Tuesday

03:28 UK Moves To Give Regulators Power To Fine Internet Companies 5% Of Revenue If They Can't Wave A Magic Wand And Make Bad Content Disappear (39)

Monday

09:35 'Free Speech Defender' Devin Nunes Sues More Critics, Promises More Such Lawsuits Are Coming (29)

Friday

19:39 Philippines Lawmaker Introduces 'Fake News' Bill That Would Allow The National Police To Literally Police Speech (75)
12:30 SLAPP Suit In Virginia Tries To Silence Historian Highlighting Ancestry Of Guy Suing To Keep Confederate Statues In Charlottesville (27)

Thursday

15:39 No Immunity For Cops Who Arrested A Man For Creating A Facebook Page Mocking The Police Department (20)

Wednesday

10:45 Court Dismisses Democrats' Nutty Lawsuit Against Russia, Wikileaks And Trump Associates (47)
12:12 Court Tosses Lawsuit Claiming Muting A Runescape Character Violates The First Amendment (18)

Friday

12:04 Three Years Later: 1st Amendment Challenge Over DMCA's Anti-Circumvention Provisions Can Move Forward (41)
03:23 Germany Cashes Out, Hits Facebook With Fines For Failing To Comply With Its Ultra-Vague 'Hate Speech' Law (16)

Thursday

15:37 Following Trump Ruling Against Twitter Blockade, AOC Sued For Her Blocks On Twitter (79)

Wednesday

20:36 Indonesian Court Convicts Woman Of Criminal Defamation For Recording Her Boss Trying To Harass Her Into An Affair With Him (28)
11:58 Appeals Court Affirms: Trump Can't Block Followers On Social Media (37)
03:27 Politicians Queue Up To Make France's Proposed Law Against 'Hateful Content' Far, Far Worse (14)

Tuesday

03:31 The UK's Entire Approach To 'Online Harms' Is Backwards... And No One Cares (19)

Monday

10:45 College Forgets How The First Amendment Works; Targets Its Own Student Newspaper With A Public Records Request (14)

Thursday

10:46 Facebook To Start Handing User Info To French Government So It Can Start Punishing People For Being Stupid (46)

Wednesday

11:57 Russian Government Demands All Foreign Press Outlets Register For The Privilege Of Delivering News To Russia (29)

Tuesday

15:36 Supreme Court Now Says That The Trademark Office Can't Reject 'Immoral Or Scandalous' Trademarks (26)

Wednesday

10:35 Senator Hawley Proposes Law To Force Internet Companies To Beg The FTC For Permission To Host Content (164)
03:27 New Zealand Man Gets 21 Months In Prison For Sharing Footage Of The Christchurch Shooting (124)
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