Cyberlaw Archive

Twitter’s free speech platform

I don’t often discuss non-IP topics here, but this article about Twitter’s chief lawyer Alexander Macgillivray and Twitter’s commitment to respecting users’ free speech rights is well worth a read: “We value the reputation we have for defending and respecting the user’s voice,” Mr. Macgillivray said in an interview here at Twitter headquarters. “We think it’s [&hellip

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SOPA & PIPA and why you should care

In the past several weeks, as the SOPA/PIPA debate heated up in Congress, a clear majority of entrepreneurs and engineers have come out against both of these pieces of legislation, culminating in today’s Black Out of various sites.  The concern involves damage that these laws could do to the freedoms enjoyed by Americans on the [&hellip

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