Americans can exercise unique freedom of speech rights granted by the first amendment of the US constitution. But can we expect to exercise these freedoms on the websites that have increasingly dominated our channels for communication?
Internet memes proliferate online. They catch on and spread via social media because they’re funny or they hit a nerve. Often, cats are involved. In using images taken from creative works or private life, memes show how copyright law intersects with issues of internet use and privacy.
One librarian’s reflections on diversity of opinion as it fits within our understanding of intellectual freedom and information literacy.
Join ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) in this engaging Facebook Live event for ideas on how to turn the volume up to 10 on your Banned Books Week programs.
Do the NFL’s new no-kneel policy and the sudden cancellation of ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ reboot cancel each other out? What are the limits of free speech in a free market?
Pro tip #1: Delete your Facebook. No, really. Delete it.
According to Twitter’s Rules, “You may not make specific threats of violence or wish for the serious physical harm, death, or disease of an individual or group of people.” The policy has already been enforced against several high-profile accounts, including the leaders of the far-right Britain First party.