Tag Archives: libel tourism

The Weiler Affair and Globalized Censorship

Prof.  Joseph Weiler of NYU, and Editor-In-Chief of the European Journal Of Law, has contributed an incisive editorial regarding charges that he defamed an author through an unfavorable book review: …I was summoned to appear before an Examining Magistrate in … Continue reading

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Libel Tourism: Taking a vacation from your First Amendment rights

The New York Times weighed in Tuesday on “libel tourism” and advocated for the Senate bill that would protect U.S. citizens’ First Amendment rights from the more stringent laws of other countries, notably England. Senators Arlen Specter and Joe Lieberman … Continue reading

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UK push for Internet ratings, “cinema-style”

The UK culture secretary Andy Burnham has recently spoken out about making the internet safer by adopting a rating system similar to the movie ratings. His take on the web: “quite a dangerous place.” According to the Telegraph: His plans … Continue reading

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