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Video shows reporter getting punched outside rally for GOP candidate for Virginia governor

Zachary Petrizzo is a former Daily Dot reporter.

On Oct 20, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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Students won’t be disciplined for blackface photo, university says

The university cited the First Amendment in its decision.

On Sep 16, 2019 by Collyn Burke

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How a team of YouTubers went to war with a Texas police chief

It's a fight over the freedom to film police.

On Dec 31, 2018 by Sam Bishop

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Trump bashes, owns, supports the free press—in 3 tweets

A coordinated statement by newspapers is undercut by the president on Twitter.

On Aug 16, 2018 by David Covucci

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‘F**k Trump’ truck owner puts viral sticker up for sale

Practice free speech one commute at a time.

On Nov 22, 2017 by Tess Cagle

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Harsh prosecution of Trump inauguration protesters should scare America

These trials risk changing the definition of free speech in America.

On Nov 16, 2017 by Brenden Gallagher

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Thousands plan to protest Richard Spencer despite Florida state of emergency

Florida's governor declared a state of emergency ahead of Spencer's speech at the University of Florida.

On Oct 17, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Court rules that politician who blocked constituent on Facebook violated First Amendment

The case could have implications for Donald Trump.

On Jul 28, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Tumblr releases information of nearly 300 users who shared revenge porn

Now the victim can take legal action.

On Jul 12, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Trump sued for blocking Americans on Twitter

The lawsuit alleges Trump violates Americans' constitutional rights by blocking them.

On Jul 11, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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The lawsuit that could kill Encyclopedia Dramatica

The infamous depository of the internet's darkest secrets may have finally met its match.

On Jul 5, 2017 by David Gilmour

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Trump could face legal trouble for blocking users on Twitter

The group argues the @realDonaldTrump account is a designated public forum.

On Jun 6, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Trump’s war on the media is just beginning

President Trump's attacks on the press attack the Constitution itself.

On May 30, 2017 by Nico Lang

Customs officers await a greyhound bus for inspection in shirts reading: 'U.S. Border Patrol.'

U.S. Customs agency withdraws Twitter summons over ‘alternative agency’ account

This was a losing battle, the U.S. government agency soon realized.

On Apr 7, 2017 by Dell Cameron

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Univision bans Gizmodo staff from screening new film about Hulk Hogan’s sex-tape lawsuit

Gizmodo Media reporters have pressured their CEO to publicly screen the film.

On Mar 14, 2017 by Dell Cameron