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#188: Sex Offenders and Social Media

August 4, 2017

Sex offenders are often banned from playgrounds and schoolyards, but what about social networks? Should policymakers treat the virtual world the same as the real...


Weakening Section 230 Won’t Prevent Sex Trafficking

August 3, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, TechFreedom and the R Street institute led a diverse coalition of public interest groups in expressing concerns over the Stop Enabling...


#179: Hate Speech

June 9, 2017

Recent terrorist attacks in Portland, London, and Manchester have many calling for a crackdown on Internet hate speech. They argue that allowing toxic content to...


#117: FBI Spying on Journalists

August 22, 2016

What happens when the FBI wants to spy on journalists? This summer, The Intercept obtained classified rules revealing a largely unrestrained procedure for obtaining journalists’ call information using national...


#116: Digital Free Speech Part 2 with FEC Commissioner Lee Goodman

August 19, 2016

The Federal Election Commission has long taken a light-touch approach to regulating online speech. But two recent cases involving livestreaming and filming political debate resulted...


#107: Digital Free Speech (w/ FEC Commissioner Lee Goodman)

July 25, 2016

Political speech has flourished on the Internet, thanks in large part to the First Amendment and a lack of regulation from the Federal Elections Commission...