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Thursday

10:49 South Florida Cops Ran Images Of Protesters Through State's Facial Recognition Database (6)

Monday

05:39 Florida Steps Up To Defend Its Unconstitutional Social Media Law And It's Every Bit As Terrible As You'd Imagine (287)

Thursday

13:25 DOJ Seizes Iranian News Org Websites; Raising Many Questions (39)
11:55 Fuck This Cheer In Particular Says The Supreme Court In Decision Upholding Students' Free Speech Rights (41)

Friday

19:39 Chinese Government Continues To Arrest More Journalists Over Nonsense 'National Security' Law (51)
10:53 Small Town Police Chief Hit With Actual Criminal Charges After Threatening A Critic With Bogus Criminal Charges (19)
09:37 As Western Democracies Ramp Up Efforts To Censor Social Media, Russia Appears To Feel Emboldened To Do More Itself (31)

Thursday

06:23 Stanford Federalist Society Tries To 'Cancel' Law Student For Satirical Email About Josh Hawley (29)

Wednesday

09:28 Washington Post Runs Bizarrely Ignorant Opinion Piece Claiming Florida's Content Moderation Law Is Constitutional (140)

Friday

10:23 Fact Check: Yes, Fact Checking Is Totally Protected By The 1st Amendment (86)

Thursday

12:12 First Legal Challenge To Florida's Unconstitutional Social Media Moderation Law Has Been Filed (61)

Tuesday

09:39 Police In India Raid Twitter Offices After Twitter Labeled A Tweet By A Government Official As 'Manipulated Media' (12)

Wednesday

10:45 Governments Around The World Want To Require Local Employees Of Internet Firms, So They Have People To Jail (15)
09:36 FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr Not Interested In Baltimore Prosecutor's Request To Have The FCC Investigate Her Critics (11)

Monday

09:35 UK Now Calling Its 'Online Harms Bill' The 'Online Safety Bill' But A Simple Name Change Won't Fix Its Myriad Problems (29)

Friday

12:17 Michigan Legislator With No Understanding Of The 1st Amendment Wants To Fine Fact Checkers For Pointing Out His Lies (49)

Tuesday

12:07 Texas Attorney General Unblocks Twitter Users Who Sued Him; Still Blocking Others (15)

Monday

12:15 Baltimore Prosecutor Asks FCC To Go After Local News Broadcasters She Doesn't Like (17)

Tuesday

17:35 Trump Shows Why He Doesn't Need Twitter Or Facebook, As He Launches His Own Twitter-Like Microblog (110)

Friday

10:45 Disney Got Itself A 'If You Own A Themepark...' Carveout From Florida's Blatantly Unconstitutional Social Media Moderation Bill (86)

Thursday

09:31 Joe Biden Yells A Dumb Anti-Free Speech Trope In An Uncrowded Congress (58)

Wednesday

13:33 Senator Marco Rubio: Speech I Disagree With Is Pollution (65)
10:49 Malaysian Government Claims Insulting The Queen With A Spotify Playlist Is A Threat To National Security (10)
09:29 Months After Indian Gov't Threatens To Jail Twitter Employees, Twitter Now Blocking Tweets That Criticize The Indian Government (13)

Friday

10:44 The Other George Floyd Story: How Media Freedom Led To Conviction In His Killer's Trial (72)

Wednesday

10:49 Morrissey Thinks Free Speech No Longer Exists Because He Can't Sue The Simpsons For Satirizing Him (51)

Tuesday

09:42 Tennessee Lawmakers Decide Chris Sevier Has Good Ideas, Push His Bill To Compel Speech From Media Outlets (24)

Thursday

13:37 NYPD Training Document Shows How A Terrorist Response Group Was Weaponized To Attack Protesters (4)
09:29 Lawyer Whose Main Claim To Fame Is Suing A News Org To Get It Shut Down, Now Complains About 'Cancel Culture' (99)

Tuesday

10:49 Australian Government Proposes Stripping Internet Users Of Their Anonymity (17)
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