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The First Challenge To FOSTA Was Dismissed — Along With The First Amendment’s Unique Standing Doctrine

December 27, 2018
By Anna Windemuth '20

A few months ago, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) sued the government on First and Fifth Amendment grounds for enacting the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act.

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Social Media Mining: The Effects of Big Data In the Age of Social Media

April 3, 2018
By Abby McCourt

“Big data” has become a buzzword in nearly every modern-day industry.

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Archiving the Internet: A Free Speech Issue?

March 22, 2018
By Morgane Richer La Flèche ’20

The prevailing notion that "the Internet is forever" has shaped the way we share our lives online.

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China’s Cybersecurity Administration Cracks Down on Free Speech

October 19, 2017
By Adam Pan

According to a CAC report, between April to June of this year, the agency revoked over 3,918 ICP licenses (permits required for Chinese-based websites to operate in China), revoked over 810,000 user accounts on various websites, issued warnings to 172 of the 443 websites it has investigated, and transferred 316 cases to Chinese police authorities for criminal investigations.

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