First Amendment

  • Twitter ‘Considering Legal Options To Defend First Amendment Rights’ As Data Requests Rise 22%

    Twitter ‘Considering Legal Options To Defend First Amendment Rights’ As Data Requests Rise 22%

    Twitter today has published its latest┬áTransparency Report, a list of information and takedown requests, as well as copyright notices. The report breaks out for the first time how Twitter is faring on a country-by-country basis — useful considering that these days some 75% of its users are outside the U.S. — and indicates that information requests are up by 66% in the last two years. Read More

  • Louisiana Judge Shoots Down Violent Game Ban

    Louisiana Judge Shoots Down Violent Game Ban

    A district judge in Lousiana threw out a bill today that would ban the sales of violent video games to minors. U.S. District Judge, James Brady, said the state had no right to stop any distribution of games because they contained violence. Brady dubbed the law an “invasion of First Amendment rights” of producers, retailers and kiddies who play the games. He said that depictions… Read More