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Freedom of “Cyber-Speech”

Posted November 5th, 2010 at 11:51 am (UTC-4)
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When Is Virtual Speech Not Like Real Speech? Pop quiz: what do Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar, Bugs Bunny, and the destruction of the US Capitol have in common? Arguably nothing except this: they all played a part in oral arguments this week before the US Supreme Court in a case that could have a major implications […]

Private Issues; Public Debate

Posted June 11th, 2010 at 5:32 pm (UTC-4)
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The Senate Judiciary Committee June 28th starts hearings on whether to confirm Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan to the nation’s highest court. Nominees are typically grilled on traditional issues such as abortion and gun ownership rights. But a new issue is likely to arise this time: privacy in the digital world.  VOA’s Doug Bernard spoke […]

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