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How 8chan Was Born — and Became the Worst Place on the Internet

“Real life stopped mattering to me,” says founder Fredrick Brennan.
Elle Reeve
9.5.19
AOC

AOC Just Pissed Off a Bunch of First Amendment Scholars

The New York Democrat is having none of it.
David Uberti
8.30.19
hate speech

YouTube Just Banned the Racist Blog that Popped Up in DOJ Emails

A fringe anti-immigrant site has been linked in some recent DOJ email blasts.
David Uberti
8.27.19
deepfakes

A Site Faking Jordan Peterson's Voice Shuts Down After Peterson Decries Deepfakes

The maker of NotJordanPeterson.com, a Jordan Peterson Voice simulator that used AI to match his voice to any text inputs, took the website down, after the real Peterson freaked out.
Samantha Cole
8.26.19
News

Free Speech 'Activist' Lindsay Shepherd Was Banned From Twitter

Oh no, one less person screaming on the internet. How will we manage?
Manisha Krishnan
7.16.19
VICE News

Pamela Anderson Redeclares Her Love for Julian Assange After Visiting Him in Prison

“I love him,” she told reporters. “I can’t imagine what he’s been going through.”
David Uberti
5.7.19
GAB

Users of far-right social network Gab can now comment on the entire internet

Founder Andrew Torba said the new service was necessary because of “rampant corporate censorship of ordinary internet users.”
David Gilbert
2.27.19
National teach-in

A Toronto conference on racism will feature both anti-Islam speakers and Jewish groups

The event is organized by a group that believes "political correctness is distorting valid criticism."
Steven Zhou
12.19.18
political violence

Portland wants to curb the First Amendment to stop Proud Boys from brawling with antifa

The Democratic mayor seeks to rein things in before they get any worse
Tess Owen
10.16.18
free speech

Professor Fired Over ‘Free Speech’ Actually Fired For Being a Bad Professor

Acadia University says they canned Rick Mehta for outing a sexual assault survivor, not teaching his class, and quite a bit more.
Mack Lamoureux
9.13.18
News

Free Speech Hero Jordan Peterson Launches Another Defamation Lawsuit

In new court documents, Peterson indicates that he hopes the result of suing people for insulting him will be more free speech on campus.
Mack Lamoureux
9.12.18
News

Lindsay Shepherd Is Suing Laurier for $3.6 Million Over Jordan Peterson Video Controversy

Apparently the teaching assistant is “unemployable in academia” following her battle with the school.
Sarah Berman
6.13.18
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