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Cameron’s extremism orders ‘could criminalise traditional Christian teaching’

Traditional Christian teaching could effectively be “criminalised” in some settings under David Cameron’s plans for new anti-extremist banning orders, a top Anglican theologian and former Parliamentary draftsman has warned. 742 more words


Legal threats

This is a little bit off-topic, but the lovely Dylan Winter says he’s recently been compelled to take down a blog post because of a letter from a boat haulage provider, because he blogged about a collision incident. 89 more words

From Elsewhere

Review: Chilling Effect by Melissa F. Miller

The more laws, the less justice. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

The law has no compassion. — Christopher Darden

Assistant U.S. Attorney Aroostine Higgins has done something I didn’t think could be done. 550 more words


Stop Bill C-51

Yesterday I reblogged 33 other bloggers posts here, even though they are probably not free culture.  Although I try to keep Canadian politics in the   235 more words


New Study Shows the Effects of Government Surveillance on Americans

A recent study by the Pew Research Center called “Americans’ Privacy Strategies Post-Snowden” asked Americans how they have changed their behavior after learning about the Snowden leaks. 511 more words


Facebook post gets Navy veteran fired

A US Navy veteran lost his job with a hotel in Missouri after he posted a few photos to his Facebook page. What was in those photos? 170 more words

Law And Technology

Doctors without boarders whining

Doctors Without Borders is now whining that quarantines are have a chilling effect on their work.

Well let’s just remember how one of these “Doctors” acted recently as he ran all over New York City carrying this sickness with him and exposing thousands to a deadly virus. 74 more words