NEWSDAY June 25, 2003 Three years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court compared the Internet to "a vast library including millions of readily available and indexed publications … a vast platform from which to address and hear from a world-wide audience." Unfortunately, the library and the audience have just shrunk. On Monday, the court upheld […]
A review of: Aaron Caplan's "Public School Discipline for Creating Uncensored Anonymous Internet Forums," Williamette Law Review, Winter 2003, v39, n1. Facilitating the anonymous speech of others has always been a hazardous endeavor. In the 18th century, publisher John Peter Zenger sat in prison for eight months for printing and disseminating some unsigned articles […]
While galleries and museums could choose to avoid controversy and exclude potentially controversial art, the Internet, with its wide accessibility …
Newsday September 16, 2002 In the post 9/11 world, there is undoubtedly a government official whose job is to invent innocuous-sounding, if not reassuring, acronyms for government initiatives against terrorism. Operation TIPS is a case in point. The Terrorism Information and Prevention System will recruit millions of utility, transportation and other workers to report […]
It’s fitting that one of the two books we’ve chosen to inaugurate the Free Expression Policy Project Book Page has itself become a target of censorship pressures.