AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
Jul 31 2020
In a sweeping victory for free speech rights in cyberspace, the Supreme Court struck down the Communications Decency Act in Reno v. ACLU in June 1997. The Court granted the highest level of First Amendment protection to the Internet, and cyber-activists are still dancing in the streets.
But is cyberspace really safe from the censors?
Despite the Supreme Court's ruling, states areACLU
Mar 01 2019
Raheem Kassam had what I wanted — a ticket to his Saturday night invitation-only CPAC party — and he also had something else I wanted, a newsworthy quote: “I think we’re winning.”
A former editor for Breitbart who is now a fellow at the Claremont Institute, Kassam was talking about the Left’s campaign to silence conservative voices on social media. That campaign ensnared him this week,The American Spectator
Jul 06 2022
Glenn Greenwald says Democrats are threatening social media platforms if their censorship demands are unmet.
Liberal journalist Glenn Greenwald was involved in a Twitter discussion with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Musk asked Alex Berenson, a journalist who was suspended from the platform for his tweets about the COVID-19 vaccine but was later reinstated, what efforts the governmentNewsBusters
May 16 2021
President Biden on Friday revoked former President Trump’s executive order from May 2020 targeting online censorship. Trump wanted interactive computer services such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google, among others, to be held responsible for content posted to their platforms.
In Trump’s Executive Order 13925 of May 28, 2020, he wrote that the policy of the United States should be that “The Daily Wire
Sep 14 2021
Big Tech corporations have increasingly censored more prominent politicians and celebrities as the woke executives in charge seemingly try to appease their radical Silicon Valley employees and the left. Online platforms targeted many well-known personalities last month and restricted their access to reach broader audiences with their ideas. No one appeared safe.
Mar 16 2021
There are not many Congressional committees regularly engaged in substantive and serious work — most are performative — but the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law is an exception. Led by its chairman Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and ranking member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), it is, with a few exceptions, composed of lawmakers whose knowledge of techGlenn Greenwald
Aug 28 2020
Several advocacy groups have sued President Donald Trump on Thursday to challenge his executive order from May that called for regulations to protect users from unfair or deceptive content restriction practices employed by social media platforms.The Epoch Times
Dec 08 2020
Information has never been more plentiful or easier to distribute. Yet we are sliding into a new age of censorship and suppression, encouraged by technology giants and traditional media companies. As someone who’s been falsely characterized as a coronavirus “denier,” I have seen this crisis firsthand.
Since June, Amazon has twice tried to suppress self-published booklets I have writtenWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Aug 10 2022
With the U.K.'s Conservative Party closing in on deciding who will inherit the mess left by Boris Johnson's tenure as prime minister, that country's governing apparatus will soon get back to the important business of intruding into people's lives.
At the top of the to-do list is the long-coming Online Safety Bill which, as has become traditional for legislation, does nothing that itsReason
Jan 30 2023
Four judicial cases involving social media companies and online platforms will test the Supreme Court’s views on two competing claims: The companies either engage in too much content moderation or they do too little.
The high court has agreed to hear arguments in two of the cases and is weighing whether to take up the other two. Whatever its decisions, the outcomes could dramaticallyRoll Call