Trump fights Twitter ban at U.S. appeals court

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinvigorate his lawsuit against Twitter Inc challenging his permanent suspension from the platform after his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol on November 6 January 2021. Lawyers for Trump, a Republican, told the San Francisco-based U.S. 9th Circuit Court … Read more

Alex Jones faces long odds hiding assets after $1 billion Sandy Hook verdict

Oct 14 (Reuters) – Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has pledged to fight a nearly $1 billion libel verdict against him, but experts say neither the bankruptcy nor the appeal of the findings A Connecticut jury on Wednesday is only likely to save his personal fortune and the Empire media. A jury in Waterbury, Connecticut, … Read more

Alex Jones must pay Sandy Hook families nearly $1 billion for hoax claims, jury says

Oct 12 (Reuters) – Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is to pay at least $965 million in damages to numerous families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting for falsely claiming they were actors who faked the tragedy, a Connecticut jury said Wednesday. . The verdict, which came after three weeks of testimony … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump ally Lindell’s defamation case appeal

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Mike Lindell, a top ally of former President Donald Trump, faces a $1.3 billion lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems Inc accusing him of defamation for pushing false allegations that his voting machines rigged the 2020 presidential election, with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejecting his appeal. Judges rejected an … Read more

U.S. adjusts sanctions to help Iranians evade online surveillance, censorship

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department issued guidelines on Friday expanding the range of internet services available to Iranians despite U.S. sanctions on the country, amid protests around Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman in custody. Officials said the move … Read more

Project Veritas loses jury verdict to Democratic consulting firm

Political activist James O’Keefe, currently CEO of Project Veritas, speaks during the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor near Washington, United States, March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register September 23 (Reuters) – A federal jury has found Project Veritas, … Read more

U.S. Census survey shows more Houstonians are working from home

Data: United States Census Bureau; Map: Simran Parwani/Axios New data from the US Census Bureau shows the number of Texans working remotely has increased since 2019, another sign of how the pandemic has changed the future of work. By the numbers: Remote workers in Texas have jumped 10.6 percentage points in three years. More than … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

The Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars big social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a … Read more

Biden says haters won’t have ‘last word’; wants to end social media immunity

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden called on Americans to speak out against racism and extremism at a White House summit on Thursday, and said he would ask Congress to do more to hold social media companies responsible for spreading hate. . “White … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court requires Yeshiva University to allow LGBT student club

The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register September 14 (Reuters) – Yeshiva University cannot ban an LGBT student club after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to block a judge’s decision ordering the New York Jewish … Read more