The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet

 Posted by on 2016-12-02 at 12:27  donald trump, freedom, freedom of speech, government, Internet, News, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet
Dec 022016
 

In a pair of recent essays, Timothy Edgar, the academic director of law and policy at Brown University‘s Executive Master in Cybersecurity program, has outlined the legal basis for how a President Donald Trump could potentially shut down the U.S. internet in response to a national security crisis.

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Can Libel Laws Be Changed Under Trump?

 Posted by on 2016-11-13 at 21:44  freedom of speech, News, Politics, Reblog, rights, trump  Comments Off on Can Libel Laws Be Changed Under Trump?
Nov 132016
 

When Donald J. Trump said in February that he would “open up our libel laws” if he became president to make it easier to sue news organizations for unfavorable coverage, the declaration sent shock waves through the media world. But could he actually do it?

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Yelp Starts Warning Users About Which Businesses Might Sue Them For A Negative Review

 Posted by on 2016-07-31 at 23:00  first amendment, freedom of speech, lawsuit, Politics, Reblog, writing, yelp  Comments Off on Yelp Starts Warning Users About Which Businesses Might Sue Them For A Negative Review
Jul 312016
 


Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Yelp makes some people ululate.

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