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Supreme Court leans toward Twitter’s argument it did not knowingly aid ISIS terrorists

The Justices pondered the legality of everything from loaning a friend a gun to giving Osama Bin Laden money.

On Feb 22, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Supreme Court’s 230 decision hangs by a thumbnail

Supreme Court Justices signaled broad understanding and support for Section 230 in oral arguments.

On Feb 21, 2023 by David Covucci

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The Supreme Court could dismantle big tech—or keep them free from repercussions forever

Gonzalez v. Google could decide not only the future of Section 230, but the future of the internet as we know it.

On Feb 17, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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The new Republican claim that the FCC can’t reinstate net neutrality is wrong—but it might still work

A ruling against the EPA was used against Gigi Sohn.

On Feb 16, 2023 by Karl Bode

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Gigi Sohn says recent Supreme Court ruling won’t stop FCC from reinstating net neutrality

Sohn said in her third confirmation hearing that she believes the FCC still has the authority to act on net neutrality if Congress does not.

On Feb 14, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Detrimental to all users’ speech online’: EFF argues against narrowing Section 230 in Supreme Court brief

The case is set to be heard in February.

On Jan 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Tech experts ask Supreme Court to rule that Section 230 protections apply to algorithmic recommendations

Experts asked the Court to rule that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act applies to recommended content.

On Jan 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Supreme Court takes on case that could be most serious threat to Section 230 immunity yet

The suit was filed by the family of an American woman slain in France.

On Oct 3, 2022 by Claire Goforth

Florida asks Supreme Court to rule on controversial social media law

Florida petitions Supreme Court to rule on law that prevents politicians from being banned on social media

It could have major first amendment ramifications.

On Sep 22, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A reporter being on the Supreme Court’s press list fuels inane right-wing conspiracy he leaked abortion ruling

'If I received a leaked draft of Dobbs, why would I give it to Politico?'

On Sep 1, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘So sad that this is our reality’: Woman says to take pregnancy test every four weeks in the wake of Roe v Wade overturn, sparking debate

'This is so sad.'

On Jul 29, 2022 by Jack Alban

woman with sunglasses outside caption 'I was summoned for jury duty. As a woman in my 20's, this is what I had to say... am I wrong though?' (l) Female Justice Scale statue (c) Jury Duty Service email caption 'Good afternoon,, I left a voice message as well and am following up via email. My name is (blank) and I was summoned to serve from July 18-22nd. Apologies for the short notice but I will NOT be attending jury duty. In light of ROE V WADE and other basic human rights continuing to be taken, I no longer live in a country that serves mme. Therefore, I do NOT feel comfortable serving it. Being part of the jury service at this time would put me in extreme emotional distress. Not to mention my opinions would be completely biased. I hope you understand and are able to find another United States citizen that is actually proud to be such. Feel free to respond with any follow up questions, Sincerely ...' (r)

‘Stay tuned to see if I’m held in contempt’: Woman refused to serve on jury duty due to Roe v. Wade being overturned, sparking debate

'Good in theory but imagine if this was a case in which a woman was being tried for an abortion.'

On Jul 5, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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Man says he lives in Amy Coney Barrett’s old house and is ‘gearing up to get hate crimed’

'What I don’t get is that people think she still lived there.'

On Jun 28, 2022 by Melina Khan

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Couple holding sign saying ‘we will adopt your baby’ gets memed

The couple's sign also turned into a discussion about adoptees' experiences.

On Jun 27, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Abortion is now illegal in 13 states—with many more to come.

On Jun 24, 2022 by Claire Goforth, Mikael Thalen