The Hill: There is still time for President Obama, Congress to protect consumers

Nov 16, 16

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BY BRAD YOUNG AND LAURENT CRENSHAW – 11/16/16 11:25 AM EST Americans recently made their voices heard by electing a new president and Congress. Whether your candidate was elected or not, open, free and transparent elections are what make our democratic system function so smoothly. Another core principle of our democracy is the...

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Why we need federal anti-SLAPP

Donald Trump has promised that if he becomes president, he’s going to “open up those libel laws so when The New York Times writes a hit piece we can sue them and win money.” To date, he’salready filed six libel suits. Highlights include his...

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HOUSE PASSES CONSUMER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT!

Sep 16, 16

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HOUSE PASSES CONSUMER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT! September 12, 2016 The Public Participation Project (PPP) applauds the United States House of Representatives for passing the Consumer Review Fairness Act! As previously pointed out by PPP board member Professor Eric Goldman when the bill was first...

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Congress’ new opportunity to protect free speech: Voting to pass SPEAK FREE

Sep 14, 16

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New piece in The Hill advocating for federal anti-SLAPP legislation from Mike Godwin, a senior fellow at the R Street Institute, a free-market think tank based in Washington, DC. Read it here: read more

SPEAK FREE Act prevents SLAPP in face to free speech

Jul 21, 16

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PPP Board Member Jeremy Rosen recently authored an Op-Ed for the Hill advocating for enactment of the Speak Free Act. Read the full article here: read more

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