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The FCC has long been at the heart of the First Amendment battle, and now they may consider arbitrarily ruling that some words are indecent and therefore can no longer be uttered or talked about on air if the broadcasters in question want to not be fines or even worse keep their license to broadcast. 767 more words
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Previous sessions of the RToP have established that the Israeli state is implementing an apartheid system based on the dominance of Israeli Jews over Palestinians. Beyond the prolonged siege and collective punishment of the Palestinians of Gaza, the ongoing settlement project in the West Bank, and the now regular massive military assaults on the civilian population of the Gaza Strip, one must add the increase in aggravated racist hate speech.
I am currently trying to learn a little bit about hate speech laws and how they are applied in the digital environment. My main reference here is a great introductory book on the laws that govern new media by Ashley Packard, entitled… 1,565 more words