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Politech category: free-speech

Recent posts related to free-speech

David Burt and his Filtering Facts Web site are back
Posted on 2007-11-26 02:15:03 / 2889 bytes

Hamline University student suspended after pro-gun rights email
Posted on 2007-10-11 02:40:58 / 8036 bytes

MIT student picking up friend at airport nearly shot, charged with "infernal machine" crime
Posted on 2007-09-21 16:33:42 / 2498 bytes

Paul Levy: Politicians, infomercial kings try to stifle anonymous Internet speech
Posted on 2007-09-21 15:16:30 / 10331 bytes

Sen. John Kerry wants to outlaw "transmitting" dog fighting images
Posted on 2007-07-25 11:54:09 / 1105 bytes

Congress at its finest: P2P networks as "national security threat"
Posted on 2007-07-25 11:50:07 / 1148 bytes

W3C's openness hypocrisy: Public barred from "public" conference
Posted on 2007-06-18 18:46:36 / 1537 bytes

John Gilmore on ACLU, free speech, and its checked history
Posted on 2007-06-18 18:42:51 / 3958 bytes

ACLU replies to charges that it doesn't consistently defend free speech
Posted on 2007-06-08 01:26:15 / 4777 bytes

Does the ACLU still believe in free speech? Maybe not any more
Posted on 2007-05-24 12:41:35 / 5207 bytes

Mandatory web labeling resurfaces in Congress, 11 years later
Posted on 2007-04-13 01:10:39 / 2577 bytes

COPA struck down, again, and judge says filters are very effective
Posted on 2007-03-22 16:07:27 / 2058 bytes

France bans citizens from recording violence, Web sites from reproducing videos
Posted on 2007-03-07 12:12:47 / 10009 bytes

Sen. McCain proposes surveillance of illegal images (including cartoons)
Posted on 2007-02-09 01:09:54 / 3005 bytes

Downsize DC president Jim Babka replies to Politech: "valuable lessons learned"
Posted on 2007-02-06 13:50:44 / 4887 bytes

Keith Henson, Scientology critic, arrested in "Tom Cruise" missile case
Posted on 2007-02-05 23:59:27 / 6163 bytes

More on Downsize DC and its problems with AOL blacklisting
Posted on 2007-02-05 23:22:25 / 19116 bytes

Libertarian group "Downsize DC" gets blacklisted by AOL
Posted on 2007-02-05 14:38:42 / 9444 bytes

Massachusetts: Aqua Teen Hunger Force lights are an "infernal machine"
Posted on 2007-02-02 10:38:24 / 1141 bytes

Is your domain safe from suspension? Here's a survey of registrars
Posted on 2007-02-02 09:47:27 / 2098 bytes

Town pays $225K after inventing criminal subpoenas to unmask critic
Posted on 2007-01-31 00:13:21 / 1217 bytes

Jim Davidson on MySpace, GoDaddy, free speech; another GoDaddy story
Posted on 2007-01-29 23:11:58 / 6400 bytes

Response to GoDaddy's suspension of security site: NoDaddy.com
Posted on 2007-01-29 22:58:06 / 947 bytes

More experiences with GoDaddy, free speech, and domain deletion
Posted on 2007-01-26 08:59:07 / 10955 bytes

MySpace, GoDaddy pull plug on computer security domain name without warning
Posted on 2007-01-26 01:07:10 / 2870 bytes

Bloggers dodged a bullet in Senate, but how threatening was it?
Posted on 2007-01-24 00:20:05 / 13209 bytes

EFF's 16th birthday party in San Francisco tomorrow, January 11
Posted on 2007-01-10 21:22:13 / 1721 bytes

Will Democrats be any better on civil liberties than Republicans?
Posted on 2007-01-07 20:57:31 / 3012 bytes

Internet fuels rise in number of jailed journalists: 1 in 3 are Web-based
Posted on 2006-12-07 09:35:09 / 10253 bytes

Peter Junger, encryption law warrior, R.I.P.
Posted on 2006-11-30 10:40:18 / 2696 bytes

Florida Supreme Court upholds "harmful to minors" e-mail law
Posted on 2006-11-17 08:37:08 / 1663 bytes

United Nations summit convenes in Athens: lots of talk, not much else
Posted on 2006-11-02 01:27:43 / 2558 bytes

What if DOPA requires libraries to block sites of U.S. Senate candidates?
Posted on 2006-08-01 10:27:06 / 1887 bytes

David Burt on DOPA library and school filtering bill
Posted on 2006-08-01 08:50:28 / 3751 bytes

Judge dismisses Kinderstart.com suit against Google over page ranking
Posted on 2006-07-14 02:15:45 / 3621 bytes

Replies to Hiawatha Bray's response, and whether the law is really the law after all
Posted on 2006-05-23 00:27:40 / 23456 bytes

Hiawatha Bray's response on wiretapping of journalists: the law's the law
Posted on 2006-05-22 21:35:02 / 1261 bytes

Chinese blogger still has no lawyer because of "national security" concerns, four months later
Posted on 2006-05-22 13:48:19 / 4885 bytes

Republicans' election-year gambit: Targeting MySpace and social networking sites
Posted on 2006-05-10 23:42:18 / 665 bytes

RSF says Chinese security goons kidnapped a blogger
Posted on 2006-04-28 17:33:41 / 8396 bytes

Bush administration proposes mandatory Web rating, with criminal penalties
Posted on 2006-04-21 09:21:08 / 1012 bytes

The NYPD can take photos of you -- but you can't turn your lens on them
Posted on 2006-04-15 00:39:50 / 1964 bytes

AOL blocks e-mails with links to anti-AOL protest site
Posted on 2006-04-13 19:58:46 / 1037 bytes

Washington Supreme Court slaps down judge's no-posting injunction in Paul Trummel case
Posted on 2006-04-04 17:15:08 / 4594 bytes

Police in Florida strike back at critical journalist through the Web
Posted on 2006-04-03 17:10:35 / 1663 bytes

Sexist, racist comments on police message board cause political flap
Posted on 2006-03-31 16:04:43 / 4231 bytes

CDT's John Morris replies to FEC's Internet regulations
Posted on 2006-03-30 10:35:15 / 6180 bytes

FEC approves final Net regulations, thanks McCain, Feingold, Shays, Meehan
Posted on 2006-03-29 00:18:45 / 1917 bytes

Do journalist shield laws protect bloggers? An Illinois Bar Journal article
Posted on 2006-03-29 00:00:48 / 10432 bytes

Google, MS, others ask Feds to mandate "Net neutrality" regulations
Posted on 2006-03-28 23:53:47 / 3431 bytes