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Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
Appeals court says that a local official violated the First Amendment by banning a user from commenting on a Facebook page she used for official communication   —  Late last spring, a federal court in New York made it clear Trump's blocking of Twitter users violated those users' First Amendment rights.
Jan 15, 2019, 1:00 AM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
As EU debates Article 13, which would require sites to have an “upload filter”, a look at the failures of YouTube's sophisticated ContentID system   —  The entire Article 13 debate is a weird one.  It appears that both the recording industry and the film industry are going for broke on this one.
Dec 18, 2018, 4:40 PM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Latest recommendations for EU's Article 13 seek to appease both the legacy copyright industries and tech companies without actually addressing key concerns   —  As we've been discussing the “Trilogue” negotiations between the EU Commission, EU Council and EU Parliament over the EU's Copyright Directive …
Dec 12, 2018, 5:15 AM - In context

Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Facebook's use of Definers Public Affairs is by no means unique, mirroring the way the telecom industry uses think tanks, PR firms, and bogus news operations   —  So by now most people have probably read the New York Times deep dive into what can only be described as Facebook's deep well of internal dysfunction and self delusion.
Nov 15, 2018, 8:05 PM - In context

Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Telling journalists to hide informed opinions on social media, as VandeHei of Axios has done, creates its own kind of bias and withholds valuable context   —  For years we've talked about the journalistic perils of what journalism professor Jay Rosen calls the “view from nowhere,” …
Oct 24, 2018, 5:10 AM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Dealing with the likes of Infowars on internet platforms is not a binary choice to keep or ban them; many other options exist, and they should all be explored   —  from the deplatforming-and-denialism dept  —  Warning 1: I'm about to talk about an issue that has a lot of nuance in it and no clear …
Aug 12, 2018, 6:10 PM - In context

Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
The Malaysian government, now led by a new prime minister, says it plans to repeal the Anti-Fake News Act 2018   —  Malaysia's government seized upon the term “fake news” as a way to silence coverage of internal corruption.  The new law gave the government a way to steer narratives …
Jul 6, 2018, 5:15 PM - In context

Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Charter is using language from net neutrality repeal in dispute over unfulfilled promises with NY state to claim states have no authority over it in lawsuits   —  While people remain exclusively fixated on the telecom industry's attacks on net neutrality, the reality is companies like Comcast …
May 18, 2018, 2:45 PM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Tech news site Techdirt sent FOIA requests to the CIA about a card game the agency created to train analysts, recreated it, and is launching it via Kickstarter   —  Yes, the CIA made a card game.  And... we're releasing it.  No, really.  If you want to play the top secret card game …
Apr 24, 2018, 9:05 AM - In context

Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
12th District Court of Appeals strikes down Texas law that made disclosing “revenge porn” unlawful, ruling it violates the First Amendment   —  Texas attorney Mark Bennett — instrumental in getting an unconstitutional “peeping tom” law tossed in 2014 — has scored another win …
Apr 22, 2018, 10:35 PM - In context




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