Police in Ferguson reportedly told protesters to turn off their cameras. The law is clear they have no right to do so.
A judge described Baidu’s blocking of Chinese-language pro-democracy sites as an “editorial decision” protected by the First Amendment.
Being falsely accused of a crime like child abuse is a traumatic experience that has become worse with social media. Two recent incidents in the US and UK highlight the problems — and show America’s approach to libel works better in the age of Twitter.
Facebook is stepping in to support a deputy sheriff who was fired for “Liking” his boss’s rival. The case, which will determine whether a “Like” is like a bumper sticker, is helping to define free speech in the age of social media.
Just as the New York Times can decide “All the News That’s Fit to Print,” search engines have a free speech right to choose who or what to put in their search rankings.