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Friday

03:33 New Zealand Government Seeking To Expand Its Internet Censorship Powers (12)

Thursday

16:11 SmileDirectClub Sues NBC For $2.85 Billion, Claims Factual Statements And Quotes From Customers Are Defamatory (8)
13:59 Moderation v. Discretion v. Censorship: They're Not The Same (96)
11:15 Mark Zuckerberg's Ridiculously Wrong, Misleading, And Self-Serving Statements Regarding Twitter Fact-Checking The President (38)
10:12 The Two Things To Understand About Trump's Executive Order On Social Media: (1) It's A Distraction (2) It's Legally Meaningless (75)

Wednesday

18:01 When The Problem Isn't Twitter But President Trump (172)
10:16 Trump, Twitter, And Free Speech (86)

Tuesday

15:50 Judge Sends Devin Nunes' SLAPP Suits Against CNN And Washington Post Off To Their Proper Venues (10)
11:09 If You're Reporting On Trump's Supposed Plans For 'Anti-Conservative Bias' Panel, Shouldn't You Mention The 1st Amendment? (172)

Thursday

03:21 Philippines Government Uses Cybercrime Law To Arrest A Citizen For Calling The President An 'Asshole' (23)

Tuesday

13:37 No, CDA 230 Isn't The Only Thing Keeping Conservatives Off YouTube (100)
12:10 French Government Passes Hate Speech Law, Will Allow Law Enforcement To Run The Internet (18)

Monday

13:29 Hungary's Government Using Pandemic Emergency Powers To Silence Critics (27)

Thursday

10:44 Judge Tells Devin Nunes' Dad (And Lawyer Stephen Biss) To Put Up Or Shut Up In Defamation Lawsuit Over Esquire Article (25)

Wednesday

15:57 North Carolina Supreme Court Overturns Awful Decision By Appeals Court, Says Giving The Finger To Cops Isn't A Crime (13)

Friday

09:34 The EARN IT Act Also Threatens Journalists And Their Sources (8)

Tuesday

10:44 Court Tosses Former Sheriff Arpaio's Attempt To Relitigate His Libel Lawsuit The Court Tossed Last Year (10)

Monday

09:04 Cambodian Government Using Fake News Law To Silence Critics And Coronavirus Reporting (8)

Friday

13:41 If You're Complaining About COVID-19 Misinformation Online AND About Section 230, You're Doing It Wrong (36)

Thursday

15:27 China Tried To Get The EU Not To Release A Report On China's COVID-19 Disinformation Efforts (21)
09:46 How Can Anyone Argue With A Straight Face That China's Approach To Speech Online Is Better Than The US's During A Pandemic (43)

Wednesday

03:38 Reluctant To Block Embarrassing Coronavirus Material Held On GitHub, China Targets The People Who Put It There (25)

Tuesday

12:08 Sean Hannity Hires Charles Harder To Threaten The NY Times And Its Reporters, Because Of Course He Does (128)
09:37 The Supreme Court Needs To Reverse The Fifth Circuit's Awful Ruling In The DeRay McKesson Case (44)

Monday

13:33 New Jersey Corrections Officials (Temporarily) Banned Released Prisoners From Talking To Journalists (9)

Friday

11:56 Public Colleges Are Violating The 1st Amendment In Using Facebook Filters (23)
10:44 Sheriff Sued After Threatening To Arrest A High School Student Over Her Coronavirus-Related Instagram Posts (24)
03:23 Australian Court Says Raid Of Journalist's Home Was Illegal... But Allows Federal Police To Keep The Evidence They Seized (14)

Thursday

03:34 Censorship Kills: US Government's Focus On COVID-19 'Messaging' Over Actual Protection Did Real Damage (86)

Tuesday

12:33 Chinese Embassy Gets Briefly Suspended From Twitter; Insists 'Free Speech Must Be Honored' On Platform Banned Across China (41)
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