Friday, March 14, 2014
Freedom of Press vs Freedom of the Presses as a Technology
Recent rulings on technologies, say making a statement in a newspaper, versus a statement made in a blog. Volokh and his thoughts about the distinction. " ... Bloggers = Media for First Amendment Libel Law Purposes by Eugene Volokh: . So holds today’s Obsidian Finance Group v. Cox (9th Cir. Jan. 17, 2014) (in which I represented the defendant). To be precise, the Ninth Circuit concludes that all who speak to the public, whether or not they are members of the institutional press, are equally protected by the First Amendment. ... "