Category: Censorship

Controversial Conservative Group Sues to Overturn Massachusetts’ “Unconstitutional” Wiretapping Law

Controversial Conservative Group Sues to Overturn Massachusetts’ “Unconstitutional” Wiretapping Law

The Project Veritas Action Fund, a conservative nonprofit known for releasing undercover videos, filed a federal lawsuit last Friday seeking to overturn aspects of the Massachusetts wiretapping law, which criminalizes secretly audio recording conversations. Stephen Gordon, a spokesper ...
Trump University Sued Disgruntled Former Students For Leaving Negative Consumer Reviews, And Lost

Trump University Sued Disgruntled Former Students For Leaving Negative Consumer Reviews, And Lost

Donald Trump loves to brag about the number of people he has sued over the years, but he doesn't say much about his losing legal battle with disgruntled former students of Trump University. The former students sued for refunds under California's consumer protection laws, but Trump ret ...
Illinois Cop Tells Disabled Man Photography is a Crime, Refuse to Take IA Report

Illinois Cop Tells Disabled Man Photography is a Crime, Refuse to Take IA Report

An Illinois cop was caught on video accusing a disabled man of being a criminal for recording, then denying his attempt to file an internal affairs complaint while trying to hide behind that state's struck-down, unconstitutional eavesdropping law, which the ACLU had overturned in 2012. ...
University of Missouri Melissa Click Scandal Resulted in New Media Lesson for Old Media Institution (In-Depth) UPDATED II

University of Missouri Melissa Click Scandal Resulted in New Media Lesson for Old Media Institution (In-Depth) UPDATED II

It only took a couple of hours for the video to go viral; a bizarre confrontation between a student journalist and a communications professor during a protest at the University of Missouri last November. And the fallout was unprecedented. Especially considering the university is home to ...
Colorado Will Require Police Applicants to Undergo Psychological Evaluations to Crack Down on Rogue Cops

Colorado Will Require Police Applicants to Undergo Psychological Evaluations to Crack Down on Rogue Cops

After it was revealed that Colorado has some of the weakest laws in the nation in weeding out bad cops, the state's police certification board implemented new standards that would make it mandatory for all potential police officers to receive psychological and physical evaluations before ...
Florida Superintendent Unilaterally Suspends Constitution, Declares Jeff Gray Illegal for School Bus Reports (UPDATED)

Florida Superintendent Unilaterally Suspends Constitution, Declares Jeff Gray Illegal for School Bus Reports (UPDATED)

UPDATE: A St. Johns County school bus caught fire on the road according to local news reports. It was carrying 25 students. * PINAC Reporter Jeff Gray conducted a weeklong school bus safety investigation in his hometown of St. Augustine, Florida. His public recor ...
PINAC Reporter Jeff Gray Sued for Investigating School Bus Accident by Florida School Board

PINAC Reporter Jeff Gray Sued for Investigating School Bus Accident by Florida School Board

Florida's St. Johns County School Board has filed and served a strategic lawsuit against Jeff Gray's First Amendment activities targeting the PINAC reporter for his investigatory work on school bus safety in the 35,000 student district. "The Superintendent is the one who's allowing th ...
Stupid Shit Cops Say to Keep You From Recording

Stupid Shit Cops Say to Keep You From Recording

As I dive deeper and deeper into the legal complexities of the right to photograph and record in public (I can quote Glik v Cuniffe so fast I will make your head spin), I have noticed a disturbing trend: The reasons and excuses offered by police officers, firefighters, security office ...