Cloudflare's Matthew Prince unilaterally removed the Daily Stormer from the Web, and his decision could have major implications for censorship online.
When commentators hasten to blame students and protesters, they engage in a sort of chattering-class solidarity—while empowering the true threats to free speech.
Milo Yiannopoulos announced an event without booking venues or speakers. Now he's crying oppression, and the media needs to stop falling for it.
Indian activists take part in a protest rally against the killing of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh at the India Gate memorial in New Delhi on September 6th, 2017.
The three California chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union appear to be taking a hardline stance on white supremacist protestors, but it's still unclear what that will mean for future rallies.
The firing of Lisa Durden after her appearance on Tucker Carlson's show exposes a major blind spot for free-speech crusaders.
Cloudflare, a prominent San Francisco outfit, provides services to neo-Nazi sites like The Daily Stormer, including giving them personal information on people who complain about their content.
This new strain of complaint about political correctness is really just a warmed over version of the old complaints about politicians hamstringing national security matters.
Proponents of tighter reins on political money worry that a Wisconsin ruling about the governor’s recall campaign could carry seeds of another Citizens United.
Offensive content may be protected under the First Amendment, but is deliberately picking a fight?
What do we stand to lose when we gain big convenient platforms?
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that websites on that continent can be responsible for their commenters' over-the-top statements. Beware, rest of the world.
ESPN’s Chris Broussard’s attack on homosexuality, sparked by the first coming out of a major American athlete, should not be condoned as free speech.
A professor of the politics and culture of the Middle East argues that the current violent furor linked to a blasphemous YouTube clip offers a unique chance to deliver a telling message about freedom of speech.
John Kampfner, the head of the London-based Index on Censorship, discusses the threats to free expression in the world, from the dictator's muzzle to the playwright's pen.
Stung by the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmation of corporate free speech, some are seeking to give shareholders more control over the firms’ political spending.