Skip to main content

Media outlets battle it out over free-speech rights

EFF IN THE NEWS

Media outlets battle it out over free-speech rights

In a dispute between the "new media" of the Internet and the "old media" of broadcasting, liberal bloggers and conservative talk-radio hosts are accusing each other of trampling the First Amendment's guarantees of free speech...

Matt Zimmerman, an EFF lawyer, says the first Web host surrendered too quickly to ABC's "saber-rattling." Spocko's use of the KSFO content comes "squarely" under federal law that protects "fair use" of copyrighted material for criticism and commentary, Zimmerman says.

Saturday, May 26, 2018
USA TODAY
JavaScript license information