DC EVENT 4/14/16: Why Policymakers Should Protect Public Speech Online

Apr 13, 16

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Event Summary: Every day, Internet users generate millions of new posts on blogs, social networks, and e-commerce platforms to share their opinions and feedback with others. However, some individuals have found their rights under assault as they are threatened with meritless lawsuits introduced for the sole purpose of silencing...

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As anti-SLAPP moves in Kansas, federal action still needed

Apr 12, 16

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The Kansas House of Representatives earlier this week passed the Enacting the Public Speech Protection Act (HB 2054) by a nearly unanimous 123-1 margin. If its overwhelming support in...

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Here’s One Thing Congress Can Do To Mess With Donald Trump

Mar 10, 16

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According to reports, Republican legislators are having an...

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Free­-market, pro­-consumer groups support federal anti-­SLAPP legislation

Feb 03, 16

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Yesterday, a coalition of free-market, pro-consumer groups sent a letter in support of the SPEAK FREE Act to members of the House Judiciary Committee. Here’s a portion of that letter: “On behalf of the undersigned free­-market organizations, we write to express our strong support for H.R. 2304, the SPEAK FREE Act, and...

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Eric Goldman: Top 10 Internet Law Developments Of 2015

Jan 29, 16

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Eric Goldman, PPP Board Member and Director of the High Tech Law Institute and law professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, recently posted his annual list of top Internet Law developments from the past year on Forbes.  You can read that full list here: read more

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