March 3, 2023 3:30 am
Review: Are Memes Upending Democracy?
In Meme Wars, so-called “disinformation” experts call for the suppression of more ideas and speakers to protect democracy.
March 2, 2023 2:20 pm
Conservatives at CPAC Criticize—and Misunderstand—Section 230
A senator, a state attorney general, and a former congressman excoriated the law while getting much of it wrong.
Tags: free speech, Internet, REASON, Republican Party
February 28, 2023 5:24 am
ChatGPT’s Leftist Bias Accents Society’s Hunger For Free Thinkers
Many Americans are sick of wokeism in our culture and institutions and are hungry for different arguments and ideas only free-thinkers can provide.
Tags: "Cultural Marxism", censorship, FEDERALIST, free speech, Internet, Media Bias
February 24, 2023 1:40 pm
How Today’s Skeptical Supreme Court Could Block Net Neutrality Rules
Attempts to reclassify ISPs as common carriers are unsupported by law.
Tags: Internet, Politics, REASON, Supreme Court
February 24, 2023 1:10 pm
Any of These Supreme Courts Cases Could Crush the Internet
The Court’s decisions in Gonzalez and subsequent cases could lead to impossible, incompatible consequences.
Tags: First Amendment, free speech, Google, Internet, REASON, Supreme Court
February 24, 2023 9:06 am
Social Media Making Kids Depressed? Send Them Outside To Play
When society criminalizes outdoor independence, it makes smart phone addiction more likely.
February 23, 2023 9:15 am
Biden Renominates Gigi Sohn, Net Neutrality Advocate, to the FCC
Net neutrality is an unnecessary and failed policy.
February 21, 2023 2:11 pm
Is Ketanji Brown Jackson a Greater Threat to Big Tech Than Clarence Thomas?
The Supreme Court’s newest member weighs in on the meaning of Section 230 in Gonzalez v. Google.
Tags: Google, Internet, REASON, Supreme Court
February 21, 2023 6:30 am
During Surprise Trip to Kyiv, Biden Promises Endless Support for Ukraine War
Plus: The National Endowment for Democracy ends funding of conservative media blacklist, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear major internet free speech case, and more…
Tags: First Amendment, free speech, Government spending, Internet, REASON, Russia, war
February 20, 2023 3:00 am
Google Supreme Court Case Tests Whether Tech Firms Are Liable for User Content
Section 230 helped the internet flourish. Now its scope is under scrutiny.
Tags: free speech, Google, Internet, REASON, Supreme Court
February 16, 2023 11:00 am
District Court Halts New York Law Forcing Online Platforms To ‘Respond’ to ‘Hateful’ Speech
“Today’s decision is a victory for the First Amendment that should be celebrated by everyone who hopes to see the internet continue as a place where even difficult and contentious issues can be debated and discussed freely,” said one attorney.
Tags: First Amendment, free speech, Internet, REASON
February 16, 2023 10:47 am
Josh Hawley’s Social Media Ban Will Make Kids More Depressed
When COVID-19 and the U.S. government stopped kids from seeing each other, social media was their lifeline.
February 16, 2023 4:00 am
Section 230 and the Curse of Politics
Gonzalez v. Google presents the Supreme Court’s first opportunity to weigh in on Section 230.
Tags: censorship, free speech, Google, Internet, REASON, Supreme Court
February 16, 2023 12:00 am
How A Terrorist Victim Can Help The Supreme Court Address Section 230
Big Tech takes a big interpretation of Section 230. The statute and the Constitution, however, suggest Big Tech has overplayed its hand.
Tags: censorship, constitution, discrimination, FEDERALIST, First Amendment, free speech, Google, Internet, law, Supreme Court, Terrorism