The U.S. government is seeking names of Trump critics
The U.S. government is seeking names of Trump critics

The U.S. government is seeking names of Trump critics. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Justice wants to know the IP addresses, contact information, email content and photos of 1.3 million people who visited a website organizing protests against the current U.S president. Let that sink in for a moment. Yes, you read it correctly: the […]

Free Speech and the Internet – or not.
Free Speech and the Internet – or not.

Free speech and the Internet is, so many pundits and observers will tell you, at the heart of arguments set for today – Dec. 1 – before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case to be heard is the appeal of a Pennsylvania man convicted of threatening in a series Facebook posts to kill his estranged […]

Do bloggers warrant libel protection, same as journalists?
Do bloggers warrant libel protection, same as journalists?

Should your common, every-day blogger be afforded the same libel protection as professional journalists? Yea, sure, we know there are no “common, every-day bloggers.” You are all special in your own way. That’s not sarcasm, it’s true: everyone writing online today should be treated as having something worthy to say (often, far more worthy that […]