The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal | Foreign Policy

This weekend’s deadly melee in Charlottesville, Virginia, is bound to fuel calls for increased regulation of hateful speech. The confrontation triggered by white supremacist marchers offered a frightening demonstration of how racist, anti-Semitic, and other noxious messages can ignite clashes Continue reading The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal | Foreign Policy

Charlottesville’s Legacy Shaping Up As Exact Opposite of What Alt-Right Wanted – Hit & Run : Reason.com

  Before last weekend’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville devolved into violence and tragedy, the gathering’s ostensible goal was to preserve a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Earlier this year, city officials announced plans to remove the statue, erected Continue reading Charlottesville’s Legacy Shaping Up As Exact Opposite of What Alt-Right Wanted – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The First Amendment Protects the Right to Boycott Israel | American Civil Liberties Union

Earlier this week, the ACLU sent a letterto members of Congress opposing the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. The bill would amend existing law to prohibit people in the United States from supporting boycotts targeting Israel — making it a felony to choose not Continue reading The First Amendment Protects the Right to Boycott Israel | American Civil Liberties Union

Supreme Court unanimously reaffirms: There is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment – The Washington Post

Opinion by Justice Samuel Alito (for four justices) in Matal v. Tam, the “Slants” case: [The idea that the government may restrict] speech expressing ideas that offend … strikes at the heart of the First Amendment. Speech that demeans on Continue reading Supreme Court unanimously reaffirms: There is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment – The Washington Post

How To Hold Cyber Attackers Accountable When the State Denies Responsibility

The public attribution of a malicious cyber incident consists of identifying the responsible party behind the activity. A cyber attribution finding is a necessary prerequisite for holding actors accountable for malicious activity. Recently, several cyber incidents with geopolitical implications and Continue reading How To Hold Cyber Attackers Accountable When the State Denies Responsibility