TWiL 374: Nobody Expects The National Park Service




This Week in Law (MP3) show

Summary: <p>Does the First Amendment protect the official and unofficial tweets of government employees? EFF Civil Liberties Director David Greene joins Denise Howell and Emory Roane to discuss free speech and whistleblower laws that apply to off-message government employees and "Alt"-agency social media accounts. Techdirt fights for its right to dispute the so-called inventor of email. Future Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants strong encryption AND backdoors: will Washington every believe evidence and argument saying that's not possible? Incoming FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wants to take a weed whacker to telecom regulation, including Net neutrality. Axanar settles with CBS/Paramount, declining to boldly go where no fan film has gone before. And dogs bring the Slants oral argument to life.</p><p>Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensnodgrass/3697707293/">Steve Snodgrass</a></p> <p><strong>Hosts:</strong> <a href="https://twit.tv/people/denise-howell">Denise Howell</a> and <a href="https://twit.tv/people/emory-roane">Emory Roane</a></p> <p><strong>Guest:</strong> <a href="https://twitter.com/davidgreene" target="_blank">David Greene</a></p> <p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a href="https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law">https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law</a>.</p><ul> <li><a href="https://tagpacker.com/user/thisweekinlaw" target="_blank">Public list of discussion points</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/thisWEEKinLAW" target="_blank">TWiL on Facebook</a></li> </ul><p>Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking <a href="http://wiki.twit.tv/wiki/This_WEEK_in_LAW_CLE_Credit" target="_blank">MCLE credit</a> approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.</p><p>Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="https://www.cachefly.com/" target="_blank">CacheFly</a> for the bandwidth for this show.</p>