Reddit Commenter’s Fight for Anonymity Is a Win for Free Speech and Fair Use

Reddit Commenter’s Fight for Anonymity Is a Win for Free Speech and Fair Use By Alex Moss A fight over unmasking an anonymous Reddit commenter has turned into a significant win for online speech and fair use. A federal court has affirmed the right to share copyrighted material for criticism and commentary, and shot down arguments that Internet users from outside the United States can’t ever rely on First Amendment protections for anonymous speech. EFF represents the Reddit commenter, who uses the name “Darkspilver.” A lifelong member of the Jehovah’s…

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Users Flood Reddit With China Censorship Memes, Balk at $150 Million Investment From Tencent

Users Flood Reddit With China Censorship Memes, Balk at $150 Million Investment From Tencent By Oiwan Lam If you search “China” on Reddit this week, you’ll find a deluge of political memes — from the Tiananmen Square “Tank Man” photo to Winnie the Pooh to the Terminator. These are all in protest of Reddit’s recent decision to let Chinese tech giant Tencent invest $150 million into the company. The top item in a “China” search on Reddit is Tank Man, a news photo taken at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989…

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Reddit Now “Quarantining” Users Who Question 9/11—Direct Users to Gov’t Site Instead

Reddit Now “Quarantining” Users Who Question 9/11—Direct Users to Gov’t Site Instead By Matt Agorist A highly popular subreddit devoted to posting information which proposed information outside the official narrative to 9/11 has been “Quarantined” by the Reddit Administrators. The community has effectively been cut off from the rest of the platform and anyone who wishes to view its contents are forced to go through a checkpoint while being redirected to a government website. On Thursday, the subreddit r/911truth was placed under a Reddit Quarantine. The Reddit Administrators claimed that the…

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