This isn't just one stupid judge. These are systemic problems. The existing order of things is categorically incapable of handling the terms and conditions of the digital age responsibly and coherently. We don't just need news judges or new laws. We need a new organizational system entirely.
Jerry Nguyen originally shared this post:
Judge Jackson made it clear that Facebook posts (e.g. status updates, comments, etc.) "…constituted enough speech to be considered speaking out as a matter of public concern." This wins Facebook posts that coveted "protected speech' status. In other words, posts contain "actual statements", but Facebook "likes"? A Facebook like "…is not the kind of substantive statement that has previously warranted constitutional protection."
Um…better write more posts!
Thanksfor the article!
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