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The Dean of Yale Law School pontificates about why law students do not protest and doesn’t know what she’s talking about; a note about the life of C. B. King and other black lawyers in the south in the Sixties Dennis Roberts, 17 July 2017 There was no end to the shit C B King […]

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 […]

On 26 December 2014, Ventura County Attorney Jay Leiderman, California Certified Criminal Law Specialist and Hacktivist’s Advocate was quoted in The Mint News Press. The well-done article by Frederick Reese was titled: “How Anonymous Revolutionized Revolt” and Jay was featured prominently. Here is what he was quoted as saying: “Not only has Anonymous redefined what […]

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 […]

“There’s no such thing as a DDoS [distributed denial of service] ‘attack’,” Leiderman said. “A DDoS is a protest, it’s a digital sit it. It is no different than physically occupying a space. It’s not a crime, it’s speech.” Many of the attorneys representing other defendants in the Anonymous case are lawyers who Leiderman has […]

 

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