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Re: Copyright Law

Postby mrgreen » Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:55 pm

Good News: Nevada's Strong Anti-SLAPP Law Is Constitutional
Copyright claims are often used as a way to keep people from being able to talk about important issues. There are other legal maneuvers sometimes used to stifle free speech. Fortunately, some states have strong Anti-SLAPP laws!
In case you're new to the subject, SLAPP stands for a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation. In short, SLAPP suits are lawsuits where it is fairly obvious that the intent of the lawsuits is to stifle free speech, rather than for a legitimate purpose under the law. The intention of anti-SLAPP laws are to allow for such lawsuits to be tossed out of court quickly -- and, frequently, to force those who bring those suits to pay legal fees.

LINK:
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170202/16281636618/good-news-nevadas-strong-anti-slapp-law-is-constitutional.shtml
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Re: Copyright Law

Postby ergot » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:44 am

When Free Speech Gets Expensive
Big companies are a threat to free speech.
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