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Constitutional Law Professor: Search Results Protected by the First Amendment

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In a Google-funded report on the constitutional rights of an Internet search, UCLA law professor -- and blogger -- Eugene Volokh makes a lofty claim about the legal rights of any given Google search: The weight, placement, and even omission of search results deserve the same free speech protection as...
Constitutional Law Professor: Search Results Protected by the First Amendment

Federal Appeals Court To Decide If Facebook "Likes" Are Protected Speech

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Facebook attorneys told a federal appeals court Thursday that “likes” deserve free-speech protection, and anything less would “would result in chilling the very valued means for communication the Internet has made possible.” As Bloomberg reports, the argument is part of a... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Federal Appeals Court To Decide If Facebook "Likes" Are Protected Speech

UK Student Charged For 'Grossly Offensive' Facebook Post

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Just in case anyone needed another reminder that Britain's "Free Speech" laws are more about what's not included than what is, a UK citizen has just been found guilty of "sending a grossly offensive communication," a crime under the Malicious Communications Act of 1988. Azher Ahmed posted a message on...
UK Student Charged For 'Grossly Offensive' Facebook Post

Google Results Protected by First Amendment, Says Google-Commissioned Report

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Google’s curation of its search results is the algorithmic equivalent of the editorial judgments made by the press and as such is protected under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. This according to University of California law professor Eugene Volokh, who argues — in a Google-commissioned report — that...
Google Results Protected by First Amendment, Says Google-Commissioned Report
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