Is Facebook bigger than the Constitution? In some ways, the social network already is, but it may not be big enough to host a constitutional convention.
This year, technology and social media sites, most visibly Facebook and Twitter, continue to have a dramatic impact on the political world.
The Supreme Court’s decision this week in U.S. v. Jones is the most important privacy development of the Roberts era.
Before Facebook, Twitter and Google, it was pretty easy to keep jurors in line...But now with a quick search on a smartphone—or a peek at a defendant’s Facebook page—jurors are routinely breaching the right to a fair trial, and courts, lawyers, and legislatures are trying to figure out what to do about it.
In Philadelphia 225 years ago, the U.S. Constitution was drafted. Now Pennsylvania is the site of the creation of a second Constitution as courts across the state determine what rules should govern social networks.
Under the U.S. Constitution, a crucial part of the freedom of association is the right not to reveal your associations.
The sometimes heated debate over how free the Internet should be was on public display in angry shouting matches at a recent meeting of the House Judiciary Committee working on drafts of the proposed “Stop Online Piracy Act.”