First Amendment

After pushing back, Amazon hands over Echo data in Arkansas murder case

Amazon’s First Amendment fight was short lived. After pushing back against investigators, the tech giant handed over data from an Echo believed to contain vital information pertaining to 2015 murder

Judge dismisses riot charges against Democracy Now! cofounder Amy Goodman

There may be hope for the First Amendment rights of new media journalists― a North Dakota judge has dismissed riot charges against Democracy Now! cofounder and investigative reporter Amy Goodman. As

Gawker’s Nick Denton to billionaire Peter Thiel: Let’s take it outside (of court)

Tech investor, billionaire and Donald Trump-backer Peter Thiel has been locked in a legal battle by proxy with Gawker Media that amounts to a First Amendment test which could potentially put Gawker

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

Twitter today has published its latest <a target="_blank" href="https://transparency.twitter.com/">Transparency Report</a>, a list of information and takedown requests, as well as copyright notices.

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