By Joseph Segar, Staff Writer On September 16, 2022 the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas law that regulates large social media corporations’ ability to censor content on their platforms.  The law, HB 20, was passed in Texas last year but was blocked until now by […]
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The Terms and Conditions of Free Speech in the Modern-Day Public Square
By Kurt Valentine, Web Editor Social media has rapidly asserted itself as the modern-day public square. In 2005, one year after Facebook’s launch, 10% of internet-using U.S. adults used at least one social media site. Ten years later, that number increased to almost 80%. Facebook, which is the most popular […]
A Traveler’s Guide to Internet Censorship: Comparing Internet Regulations in the U.S. and China
By Maura Perri, Staff Writer In 2011, nearly 2.12 million Americans made the journey to China, and that number has continued to increase rapidly since then. With each year, more and more United States citizens are traveling and emigrating to China for study, work, and leisure as a result […]