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Google, Facebook and Twitter are warning that giving companies the power to unmask anonymous Yelp reviewers would strike a blow to Internet free speech.
The right to speak anonymously would be greatly diminished if those who objected to anonymous speech could readily employ civil discovery to unmask a speaker, the companies said in a court brief backing Yelps effort to shield the anonymity of its users, even ones who post critical reviews that may be fraudulent.
The closely watched dispute before Virginias highest court centers on a complaint brought by the owner of Hadeed Carpet Cleaning Inc. in Springfield, Va., Joe Hadeed, who claims his suburban business was besieged by a rash of harsh Yelp reviews in 2012. That summer, as WSJs Angus Loten earlier recounted, Mr. Hadeed sued the seven reviewers for defamation and demanded that Yelp disclose their true identities.
He claims at least seven of the bad reviews about his business were fraudulent possibly posted by competitors including one review that came from Haddonfield, N.J., where the company doesnt do business. He says his sales plummeted after the comments were posted.
A state trial court and the Virginia Court of Appeals sided with Mr. Hadeed, holding Yelp in contempt for not turning over the names. Yelp then took its case to the state Supreme Court, arguing that the reviews are protected under the First Amendment.
The ruling fails to give adequate respect to the First Amendment right to anonymous speech, Google, Facebook, Twitter and three other web companies wrote in a friend-of-the-court brief filed Monday. The brief said Yelp has transformed and elevated this countrys long tradition of town halls, private assemblies, robust debate, and anonymous complaints by bringing it online and making it more accessible to people everywhere.
The document was filed Monday, a day before lawyers representing the two sides argued their case before Virginias high court.
Mr. Hadeeds attorney, Raighne C. Delaney, said the free-speech concerns were overblown, according to an Associated Press report on Tuesdays hearing. These businesses are not looking to go out and sue people for no reason, he said.
He told the judges, according to AP, that his client had first made a good faith effort to determine whether the reviewers were Hadeed customers before demanding that Yelp disclose their identities.
Paul Alan Levy, an attorney for Yelp, argued in court that the mere suspicion that the critical comments werent coming from real customers doesnt justify unmasking the reviewers, according to AP.
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NH State Rep Dave Milz threatens me with hammer!
Threatened for using my free speech by derry gop.
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It can be difficult to decide which search tools to usewhen it comes to your company or clients paid and organic search campaigns. Ihave found a greatselection of tools; some which are recommended often, with good reason, and others that shouldnt be discounted. Many of these tools have similar features, but they usually have something unique that makes them useful in their own way.
Here are 14 of the best paid search and SEO tools, in no particular order.
Disclaimer note: Some of these companies have done sponsorships with Search Engine Journal in the past, but these are genuinely tools I use on a regular basis or have been repeatedly recommended from other SEOs. All links are nofollowed.
Cost: Free and Paid Versions (99.00 annually; currently about $160 USD)
This tool offers a free and paid license program that allows you to crawl any websites images, code, and links with an SEO focus. Some of the data collected includes redirects, meta tags, headers, in and outlinks, anchor text, as well as which links are follow or no-follow. It also allows you to generate an XML sitemap. This tool is great because the free version is pretty robust and its basic design allows for a focus on the data.
Cost: Ranges from $99 to $999+ monthly
Founder Razvan Gavrilas is a SEJ writer,and gave me the lowest level account when I was looking for a keyword tracking solution for a client (I do warn against tracking keywords obsessively to track campaign success). Thankfully,cognitiveSEO has been immensely helpful in not only tracking keywords, but comparing SERP movement to their competitors. It is also really easy to generate PDF reports that can be branded with your own company logo so you can pass them on to clients. Their visual link explorer is really cool as well:
Cost: $79.95 to $149.95 monthly
I really enjoy SEMrushs blog, which is what tipped me off to the tools they provide. SEMrushs Director of Development, Kathleen Garvin, gave me a free upgrade to try SEMrush in exchange for a guest post and interview round-up I did for their blog. Their main focus is on competitor analysis, but they also provide position tracking (like cognitiveSEO), site audits, advertising insight, and other research tools for paid and organic campaigns (these are separated in the platform, which is useful because the strategy can be different).
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Protections for political donations
Chattanooga, Tenn.; Agoura Hills, Calif.; and Clearwater, Fla. The Sept. 11 online article Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate (CSMonitor.com) touches on one of the most important points of campaign finance the First Amendment and the rights that it gives citizens. The First Amendment gives all US citizens the right to freedom of speech. Therefore, if an individual wishes to express his or her political viewpoints by donating to political campaigns, the government has no right to restrict that.
Caitlin Brown Chattanooga, Tenn.
Regarding the Oct. 13 cover story, The whale savers: I especially appreciated the closing quote by researcher Scott Kraus: [Y]ou dont just save the animals, you save the home of the animal. If you dont save the home, there wont be any animals.
I live near the best spot for animals to cross the 101 freeway in Los Angeles. Currently the free movement of mountain lions and other wildlife in search of mates and more habitats is restricted by the freeway; the animals options are a freeway exit under a bridge or a deadly sprint across the road.
Local citizens, schoolchildren, area politicians, and groups such as the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the National Wildlife Federation are joining in an effort to have a wildlife corridor constructed in this area. The venue is quite different, but the problem is similar.
Anne Hughes Agoura Hills, Calif.
In response to the Oct. 10 online article Nobel committee dodges controversy by choosing Malala, Satyarthi (CSMonitor.com): At 17 years old, Malala Yousafzai has already survived an assassination attempt and won a Nobel Peace Prize for her unrelenting advocating for girls right to education. Not only is Malala an inspiration, but shes become a legend in her own time as well.
Joann Lee Frank Clearwater, Fla.
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On October 1, Free Speech day in California, former National Security Agency subcontractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden sent the following message to veterans of Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement. It was read aloud on the Savio Steps by FSM vet Jack Radey during a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the day students surrounded a police car to prevent the arrest of a political activist who had been tabling for the Congress of Racial Equality.
Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today, as we recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement.
Berkeley’s unparalleled traditions of student activism and community engagement have been both a challenge and in inspiration to human rights movements worldwide. They compel us to imagine the world that we want to live in and to stand up for itand they show us that with vision and persistence, we can change the world. I am honored to join with you today to celebrate that tradition.
The threats to free expression in the United States and around the world today are vast and complex. In order to better understand and combat these new threats, we must look back on the great victories of the Free Speech Movement and its part in the people’s movements that created checks on government power at that time.
Many of these checks, unfortunately, have now been almost completely eroded. The extraordinary mass surveillance and censorship capabilities and unprecedented government secrecy require us, once again, to take urgent action to preserve our free societies.
This is the challenge of our generation.
While new technologies have introduced extraordinary opportunities for free expression and communication around the globe, governments have, in secret, worked against these forces to reengineer these new capabilities as tools of mass surveillance and oppression.
Surveillance, without regard to the rule of law or our basic human dignity, creates societies that fear free expression and dissent, the very values that have made America strong. When we know we’re being watched, we impose restraints on our behavioreven clearly innocent activitiesjust as surely as if we were ordered to do so.
On this campus in 1964, Mario Savio said, “There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can’t take part.” Over the past fifteen months, people around the world have spoken out and continue to stand up against the forces of censorship and surveillance. Together, we will restore the public’s seat at the table of government.
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White House Censors Petition To Stop Ebola
Alex Jones covers the news and breaks down the fact that the white house has decided not only do they want Ebola in the country, they want to take your free speech as well. http://www.infowars.com…
Free Speech Watch App
A demo of my free speech watch app for my CS 160 User Interfaces class at UCB.
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Libertarian Senate Candidate discusses social, economic policy by Will Marshall | Oct 02 2014 | 10/02/14 1:52am
Libertarian Virginia Senate candidate Robert Sarvis spoke at a Students for Individual Liberty event at Clark Hall Wednesday, outlining his platform in the upcoming midterm election.
The Annandale native broke into the spotlight when he ran as a third-party candidate in last years Virginia gubernatorial election, defining his brand of libertarianism as a best of both worlds, striking a balance between what he considers the Republican and Democratic parties best policies.
Generally speaking, Sarvis said he identifies with the rights fiscal policies and the lefts social policies.
Sarvis began his political career as a GOP candidate running for state Senate, eventually dropping his Republican affiliation and taking up the Libertarian mantle.
After I ran in 2012 as a libertarian Republican, I learned that the GOP is not a good vehicle for liberty candidates, Sarvis said. They are hypocritical on economic issues and strident on social issues. I feel like the two-party system is broken. I could have run as an independant, but thats not leaving behind something that outlasts you.
Sarvis emphasized what he considers the most urgent issues libertarian candidates need to address the dwelling on the long, costly drug war, which he blames for saddling the nation with excess expenditures in the last 50 years.
Thanks to the drug war, we have millions in prison the highest incarceration rate in the world, Sarvis said. A third of those are for nonviolent crimes, which, a) costs money, and b) is wasted human potential.
Other issues topping his list of priorities included reforming certain entitlement programs and deregulating areas where he believes the free market would be a more effective solution.
Obamacare is a problem but weve also had 100 years of misregulation of the health care system by both major parties, Sarvis said.
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The arrival of outside demonstrators at Tech last week, sparked a discussion on campus about free speech as several student groups organized counter-protests and alternate programming. Among the most controversial parts of the Southeast Preachers Associations (SOPA) comments were those made against gays and lesbians, which many students called anti-gay and hateful.
So these people, due to their first amendment free speech laws are allowed to come out here and preach hate and we figured it would not be right if some Tech students did not come out and preach love as well, said Schuyler Cottrell, a first year ME student and counter-protestor.
One particular issue was the attempted scheduling of a drum circle near the small amphitheater, often called the free speech area. According to Lisa Ray Grovenstein, Media Relations Director, Capital Planning and Space Management denied a request for students to play drums during SOPAs event.
Since playing the drums would have been either disruptive or would have interfered with the lawful use of the free speech space, the request was not approved, Grovenstein said.
Despite this, several students exercised their speech rights in a counterprotest. Around a hundred students sat in the bleachers of the amphitheater, holding signs saying things such as Jesus had two dads and you had me at meat tornado, and engaging with the demonstrators.
According to Techs Free Expression policy, Georgia Tech holds the first amendment guarantees of freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and the right to assemble peaceably as an essential cornerstone to the advancement of knowledge and the right of a free people.
What you need to remember is the policy is that we are for free speech and we dont try to control the content of anybodys speech, said Gary Wolovick, an attorney for the Office of Legal Affairs.
Although outside groups must be allowed to demonstrate on campus, outside groups must reserve space in advance, and the spaces they can reserve are usually limited to the Free Speech Areas, usually the small amphitheater where SOPA was demonstrating.
The procedure really has to do with time place and manner, Wolovick said. It really has to do with making sure that the space isnt being used by somebody else or that space is adequate.
Tech students and staff are less limited in the time and places they can protest, demonstrate or otherwise exercise their free speech rights.
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Examining the free speech area on campus
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