The decision by the House of Lords to pass an amendment removing the word ‘insulting’ from Section 5 of the Public Order Act is a victory for free speech and should be welcomed.
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Prateek Buch looks at the reaction to the Leveson Report by the press and politicians, and argues for regulation and against the anti-Leveson rhetoric.
The Libel Reform campaign has said it is “delighted” with the government’s plans to introduce a Defamation Bill, outlined in the Queen’s Speech today.
Alex Hern reports on the uncomfortable fact that US law now seems to apply to everywhere online, no matter where you actually are
With the Olympic Games coming to London this summer, Alex Hern covers the slightly overbearing brand protection employed by LOCOG. Just don’t say 2012…
Free speech campaigner Councillor Michael Harris explains why it is wrong to arrest far-right Tory Jeremy Clarkson for his sickening anti-trade union rant.
Alex Hern covers the latest news from the occupy movement in the USA.
Tony Burke, Assistant General Secretary of Unite, details the victory of the Newspaper Guild Of New York in fighting for the right to free expression online.
Alex Hern covers the injunction taken out by Canary Wharf Group to prevent any protest occurring on its estate.
Alex Hern argues that the creeping privatisation of areas which used to be private is leading to more and more difficulties in protesting peacefully and legally.