On January 9, 1776, the publication of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense became the first viral mass communications event in America, an event so big that it still rivals today’s blockbuster movies and books.
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Next Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case originating near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, that asks the Justices to decide when violent posts on social media are protected by the First Amendment.
After the nude selfies of several celebrities surfaced online last week, an angry public outcry has forced technology companies to respond.
The media uproar over a massive leak of celebrity photos is putting a new focus on an interesting legal question: Do you have a right to keep your “selfies” off troublesome websites?
India’s National Human Rights Commission says that two young woman jailed in 2012 over a Facebook post deserve compensation after local police violated their rights under India’s constitution.