Tagged: free speech

WRONGTHINK: YouTube Restricts Videos That May Be “Offensive To Some Audiences”

YouTube has been cracking down on WrongThink channels for a while. The social media giant used the Pewdiepie debacle as an excuse to clean house. They started to demonotize more and more right-leaning channels, and when people complained about that, they introduced ‘restricted monetization’ which is basically...

Higher Education Minister Attacked For Demanding Universities Defend Free Speech

Higher Education Minister Jo Johnson announced plans in his Boxing Day speech to fine universities that failed to protect freedom of speech on campus. Johnson pointed out how no-platforming is stifling debate, the Guardian reported. “In universities in America and worryingly in the UK, we have...

Illinois Struck Down Law That Banned Speech ‘About a Person’ That Caused ‘Anxiety’

Last Thursday, Illinois Supreme Court struck down provisions from its ‘stalking’ and ‘cyber-stalking’ statutes that criminalized, “knowingly engag[ing] in [2 more or acts] directed at a specific person,” including “communicat[ing] to or about” a person, when the communicator “knows or should know that this course of...