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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
Voat

Founder of Voat, the ‘Censorship-Free’ Reddit, Begs Users to Stop Making Death Threats

Voat founder Justin Chastain said that a “US agency” had contacted the platform, allegedly over threats on the website.
Sarah Emerson
4.26.19
free speech

#YachtCocaineProstitutes is trending all because of Devin Nunes

Nunes is suing the McClatchy Company, which owns 29 newspapers, for its reporting on an allegedly drug- and sex-filled party on a boat owned by a Napa Valley-based winery.
David Uberti
4.9.19
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
the flying bird

Vermont man takes revenge on town board with a 700-pound statue of a middle finger

“We wanted to show our appreciation,” he explained.
Rex Santus
12.11.18
tech

Twitter Is Sorry 'Kill All Jews' Was a Trending Topic

The hateful phrase was trending in New York after a synagogue was vandalized with graffiti ahead of an event featuring Broad City actress Ilana Glazer.
Sarah Emerson
11.2.18
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Facebook's Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People

The company has been criticized for allowing hate speech to proliferate, but it says it's doing everything it can to stop it.
VICE Staff
8.29.18
Content Wars

Facebook Is Using Bad Free Speech Arguments to Defend InfoWars

In a series of tweets, Facebook told reporters that conspiracy theories are a matter of free speech.
Sarah Emerson
7.13.18
Social Media

Uganda's social media tax sounds a lot like stifling free expression

"Another clumsy attempt to stamp on free speech.”
David Gilbert
7.3.18
abortion

EXCLUSIVE: We got access to a crisis pregnancy center at the heart of a Supreme Court case

It's reproductive rights versus free speech in the latest Supreme Court showdown
Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani
5.25.18
porn

'Rick and Morty' Incest Porn Is Tearing the Show's Fans Apart

RickMorty shippers are testing the boundaries of the First Amendment.
Beckett Mufson
4.26.18
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