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Location of Threatening Speech Could Ground Free Speech Analysis

Although the First Amendment allows us to speak relatively freely, one exception that allows curbs on speech is the “true threat.” Last month, the U.S. 465 more words

Free Speech

Data Privacy: Put ASHs in the bin

There’s a consultation about the regulations for protecting personally identifiable data. The government proposes allowing a number of local organisations to create secure Accredited Safe Havens (ASHs). 453 more words


Federal Judge to Camera-Shy Austin Cops: People Have a Right to Record You. Deal With It.

This is not some newly discovered right that Oborski and his colleagues might have understandably overlooked. To the contrary, it rests on longstanding principles repeatedly recognized by the Supreme Court.

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Good Grief

Dear Public Library Patrons & Strangers

Dear Public Library Patrons & Strangers:

It isn’t that I am not trustworthy and it isn’t that your personal and professional lives are not interesting. I’m just not sure I should have access to your new WiFi number and password, or find your bookmark that used to be a receipt that has your name and part of your credit card number. 45 more words

Random Mutterings

Telus, Rogers raise customer privacy in court

TORONTO – An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation. 574 more words