Internet & Computer Law | Loss of Freedom

Diet Blogger Censored For Statements Critical of American Diabetes Association

Estate of Denial:  “For a man who’s been diagnosed with diabetes, you’d never guess that about Steven Cooksey. His life choices fly directly in the face of the American Diabetes Association’s recommendations for people living with the disease. He maintains a no-grain/low-carbohydrate diet, commonly known as the Paleo diet, and as a result is in…

Current Events | Internet & Computer Law | Litigation (Non-Arizona)

The Legal Case Against The Fox News Mole and The Gawker

forbes.com:  According to the latest from Forbes, Fox news employee who provided material to the Gawker to expose the “seedy underbelly” (not our choice of words) of Fox news may have more than a civil lawsuit on his hands.  According to New York state law, he may have committed a crime.  Fox News says he’s…

Arizona Legislation | Internet & Computer Law | Loss of Freedom

Arizona Internet Censorship Bill On Hold

Phoenix New Times: “Arizona’s House Bill 2549, which was labeled by one critic as a “bill to censor electronic speech,” has been stopped, according to one of the bill’s sponsors. As we’ve already mentioned twice before, the bill was never transferred to the governor, contrary to the numerous media reports saying it has. The bill…

Copyright Law | Government Helping Us - Not | Internet & Computer Law

Government’s Power to Regulate the Internet

Estate of Denial:  The Cato Institute’s Julian Sanchez provides important perspective regarding public outcries over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT-IP Act (PIPA) by reminding of how the FBI already has significant power when it comes to internet regulation. That certainly doesn’t mean that apparently successful protests over these two acts weren’t a…

Copyright Law | Internet & Computer Law

Wikipedia Protests Proposed Piracy Legislation With Blackout

ABA Journal:  Wikipedia is planning to protest anti-piracy legislation with a 24-hour blackout of its English-language website on Wednesday. The nonprofit that operates the online encyclopedia written by its readers said in a statement that the legislation would harm the free and open Internet, report Bloomberg News, the Wall Street Journal and the New York…