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Protest Speech and the Digital Revolution The unpolished draft of the op-ed written for the Guardian There is no weapon on the planet more powerful than speech.  In recent years, the digital revolution has led to new and unique ways for people to express themselves.  Speech has flourished around the globe, and brought the world […]

There are numerous TV series about computer hackers who have failed to draw a large audience, let alone portray computer hacking with any degree of authenticity. CSI: Cyber (2015 – 2016) used to hack the code gibberish and animations to explain. Scorpion (2014 -) had a notorious scene that included gratuitous action to make the […]

FourthAmendment.com I have retitled John Wesley Hall’s well-written dystopian post [linked above, summarized below the “read more” break] reminds us of a few things. First is that with changing technology comes changing surveillance techniques. This is hardly the Snowden/National Security Agency disclosures, but, it can be argued, this is more prevalent, more frequently used, and […]

We have an opportunity here to make the courts, as these cases wind their way up, understand privacy issues, emerging tech issues, against the backdrop of civil rights and through the prism of free information… DDoS is absolutely speech, it should absolutely be recognized as such, protected as such, and the law should be changed… […]

Jay Leiderman quoted in the Guardian Newspaper discussing DDoS as free speech and expression that should be protected by the First Amendment. Jay Leiderman was asked to write an article for the Guardian newspaper. He said: “Our best and brightest should be encouraged to find new methods of expression; direct action in protest must not […]

 

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