On the Post Hoc Deplatforming of Trump

I guess this is the digital-age equivalent of defenestration:  rather than an authoritarian getting thrown out a window, he gets thrown off Twitter. And now […]

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Section 230 and Trump’s Legislative Circus

As has been widely reported, the law called Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (1996) has featured in a political cacophony that has been […]

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The Mask of Zuckerberg’s Zeal

Right after Mark Zuckerberg delivered his 40-minute address at Georgetown University on October 17, articulating his views on the speech right and the role of […]

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Copyright and the Speech Right: Are They in Conflict?

It remains a popular talking point among copyright skeptics to say that copyright limits free speech.  When this refrain was played a little over a week […]

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Milton Never Said a Damn Thing About the Internet

I’ve been traveling and am, therefore, late to mention that the hotly-contested EU Copyright Directive passed last week.  Not surprisingly, the usual critics have spared […]

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