Tech Policy Press: Regulating Online Platforms Beyond the Marco Civil in Brazil – The Controversial “Fake News Bill”

Joan Barata is a Senior Fellow at Justitia’s Future Free Speech project, and is also a Fellow of the Program on Platform Regulation at the Stanford Cyber Policy Center. Introduction Brazil’s President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has referred a proposed law to the Congress. Colloquially referred to as the “Fake News Bill,” the draft […]

The Daily Beast: The First Amendment Is the Greatest Defense for the Powerless and Marginalized

By Jacob Mchangama and Nadine Strossen The article argues that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, which protects freedom of speech and freedom of the press, has historically been most important for marginalized and powerless groups in society. The author notes that wealthy and powerful individuals and institutions have always had the means […]

Justitia opens first U.S. office at Vanderbilt, expands The Future of Free Speech project

Justitia, an independent and nonpartisan think tank based in Copenhagen, Denmark, has opened its first office in the U.S. at Vanderbilt University. A message from Vanderbilt University Chancellor Daniel Diermeier about the opening of Justitia’s first U.S. office at Vanderbilt and the expansion of the Future of Free Speech project.     The office at […]