Internet Defamation Lawsuits and Free Speech

Internet publishers and legal analysts talked about the effects of defamation lawsuits on free speech online. Critics call the problem “strategic… read more

Internet publishers and legal analysts talked about the effects of defamation lawsuits on free speech online. Critics call the problem “strategic lawsuits against public participation” (SLAPPs) and define it as abuses against the legal system intended to intimidate and silence online commentary. They also spoke about the Speak Free Act of 2015, intended to protect citizens from Internet defamation suits. close

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  • Amy Austin Publisher Emeritus Washington City Paper
  • Miranda Bogen Policy Fellow Congressional Internet Caucus->Advisory Committee
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Internet Defamation Lawsuits and Free Speech

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Program ID:
327040-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2015 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 2015 | 6:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 10, 2015 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2015 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 10, 2015 | 9:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2015 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2015 | 5:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 2015 | 6:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 14, 2015 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2015 | 6:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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