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Sep 302015
 

The Current, Anna Maria Tremonti, discussed the  UN report on cyberviolence highlights rampant issue online.   The link is no longer valid.  Please see, in its stead: 2015-09-24 Urgent action needed to combat online (“cyber”) violence against women and girls, UN report  (This posting)    2015-09-30 Cyberbullying, an issue of free speech. Salman Rushdie, a guiding light.  2016-07-29 […]

Jan 221998
 

(I bold-faced and indented the “REAL EXAMPLES”)   By Donella Meadows   The label “veggie libel law” makes the whole affair sound silly.  But Oprah Winfrey is being sued for insulting beef, not beans.  And the case is not trivial.  If Oprah loses, we all lose some free speech and food safety protections. The proper […]