Posts Tagged ‘Free Speech’

The First Amendment and What It Means for Free Speech Online

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

By Sam Cook

Our article  on the First Amendment and what it means for free speech online, sheds light on what is and what is not guaranteed by the First Amendment in relation to online freedom of speech, file sharing, and anonymity online.

The internet as we know it is nearly 30 years old. Sure, the web is a bit more complicated — and more intricately connected — than it was 30 years ago, but it’s no less of a modern Wild West today than it was in the 90s (although you may need to dig deep into the darknet to experience the real gun-slinging). The freedoms and anonymity  we enjoy online are, however, constantly under scrutiny, by both governments and businesses alike.

Read full article here.



This Semester

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

The WORD Blog (and maybe the WORD) plans to test the boundaries of: Academic Freedom. Free Speech. The First Amendment.