Link to ACLU's "Free Speech" section
Center for Democracy and Technology
works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital
founded by a coalition of organizations to protect online anonymous free speech
Frontier Foundation (EFF)|
working to protect our fundamental rights
regardless of technology; to educate the press, policymakers and the general public
about civil liberties issues related to technology; and to act as a defender of
those liberties. If you are a Blogger make sure to see the Legal Guide for Bloggers.
Electronic Privacy Information Center
a public interest research center in
Washington, D.C. It was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging
civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional
Supporting online anonymity
Supports a varity of online rights issues. Excellent Internet
Free Speech information resource section
York State Residents:|
The New York Office of the Attorney General has been actively involved in internet
issues, including protecting Free Speech rights.
Internet issues: http://www.oag.state.ny.us/internet/internet.html
Association of Attorneys General|
You should be able to find a link
to your State's Attorney General here.
Internet & Law |
Act (part of the Lanham Act)30
Berkman Center for Internet and Society|
a research program founded
to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development, based
at Harvard Law School
"The Fair Use Network provides information to activists, artists,
scholars, and anyone else who has questions about "IP"
(intellectual property) law. Our basic purpose is to support fair use and
other free expression safeguards within the law, because free expression is
essential to creativity, culture, and a healthy democracy."
Information for Internet Professionals." Includes a number of articles related
to the internet (free speech, hyperlinks, copyright, etc.)
Greplaw's goal is to create a frequently updated, highly interactive forum for
the dissemination and discussion of legal news concerning information technology.
Produced by The Berman
Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy|
guidelines for determining bad-faith use of a domain name |
Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected
Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Questions|
Lanham Act (U.S. Code - Trademarks)|
Code, Title 17 (Copyrights)|
A New Profile of Domain Name Trademark Disputes Under ICANN's
UDRP Policy (.pdf format)
superb 31-page report by Dr.
Milton Mueller, a recognized authority on conflicts involving trademarks and
Internet domain names.
Law Resource Center - MLRC
(was formerly Libel Defense Resource Center
"What is Libel?"
The Libel Defense Resource Center is a non-profit information clearinghouse organized
in 1980 by leading media entities to monitor and promote First Amendment rights
in libel, privacy, and related fields of law. Does not represent non-members.
serve consumers nationwide by advancing consumer rights, referring
consumers to complaint-handling agencies, advocating for consumers in the media
and before lawmakers, and comparing prices on credit cards, bank accounts, and
long distance services
A nationwide, non-profit, non-partisan consumer group committed
to protecting consumer choice & promoting economic growth
a private, nonprofit advocacy group representing
consumers on marketplace and workplace issues
Magazines Top Hate Sites
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