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A New (and Wanted) Cyber-Tort Emerges: Harassment In Web Communications Caplan v. Atas, 2021 ONSC 670 – Employment and HR

"Publicity Placing The Plaintiff In A False Light" Is The Newest Privacy Tort In Ontario - Privacy

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Since the first great technological discovery (fire), people have learned that any technology can be used for both good (cooking, heating) and bad (arson). In the 50 years or so that the Internet has existed, and in the … Read more

Parler Shutdown In Newest Assault on Free Speech On The Web – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

Recently, millions of Twitter followers reportedly left this company due to continued censorship of viewpoints and President Donald Trump’s permanent ban. Many visited Parler’s more open forum, making it number one in the Apple App Store. Apple, Google and other companies then cut off Parler, which has now been shut down. In this way, these … Read more

The Case For Web Originalism – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

Below is my column in The Hill on Twitter’s adoption of a “living Internet” approach to censorship policies. In particular, at the recent Senate hearing, Democratic Senators called for more censorship, despite Big Tech CEOs admitting blocking the Hunter Biden story was a mistake. Twitter and Facebook responded within days with new attacks on freedom … Read more

CNN Analyst Calls For Sweeping Regulation of Free Speech On The Web – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

We previously talked on the internet about the relentless drumbeat of censorship from Democratic leaders, including President-elect Joe Biden. These calls are increasing as free speech advocates see the Biden administration as an opportunity to take action against opposing views. A vocal advocate of censorship and language control was CNN media analyst Oliver Darcy, who … Read more

Are Your X-Rays on the Web?

Are Your X-Rays on the Internet?

Medical record privacy can seem like a difficult balance. On the one hand, you don’t want health data like X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans to fall into the wrong hands. On the other hand, if you’re being referred from one doctor to another, you may want your new doctor to have access to your medical … Read more

Lawyer: Regulation prevents panel from regulating web providers

Lawyer: Law prevents panel from regulating internet services

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) – Despite requests from some lawmakers, an official with the West Virginia Public Service Commission says they can’t regulate Internet service providers because of a state law passed five years ago. Parkersburg News and Sentinel report that the problem emerged when five Democratic lawmakers wrote to the commission asking it to pressure … Read more