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Supreme Court to hear about threats on social media

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a free speech case that will likely have a major impact on social media: When do threatening comments on sites such as Facebook and Twitter cross the line […]

06/16/2014

Man in 'threat' tweet case gets some funny backers

(AP) – Comedian Stephen Fry is among those supporting a British man appealing his conviction for tweeting that he would blow up an airport if his flight was canceled. Paul Chambers became an Internet free-speech […]

06/27/2012

Registered sex offenders fighting online ban

Registered sex offenders who have been banned from social networking websites are fighting back in state courts. Sex offenders have successfully challenged many of the restrictions, arguing that the laws infringe on free speech and […]

06/01/2012