Editor's Update, 8/9/12: Video of the raid on former Megaupload CEO Kim Dotcom's enormous New Zealand home in January has just emerged -- you can watch it above. The report, from 3 News in New Zealand, includes testimony from Dotcom -- who is accused of the largest copyright infringement in U.S. hi ... More >>
Censorship is one of music's longer running conflicts, a struggle where the desire for marketability often trumps creative freedom. That's been the case for every music video game in existence, titles that constantly walk the aforementioned tightrope. One of the more challenging songs to appear in ... More >>
This FBI notice is all the content that remains on the now-shuttered Megaupload.com domain.SOPA and PIPA have been the talk of the internet for weeks, if not months now. Several major websites blacked out their content in opposition to the controversial bills this past Wednesday. On Thursday, ... More >>
Attention, high school students: You have to read the book now. Tonight at midnight, Wikipedia shuts down for 24 hours to protest both House Bill 3261, more commonly known as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and its related bill in the Senate, the PROTECT IP ACT (PIPA). SOPA and PIPA have raise ... More >>
Jim Roos' big ol' sign at Interstates 44 and 55. Activist Jim Roos got slapped down in 2007 when he applied for a permit for his huge "End Eminent Domain" mural near Interstates 44 and 55. The city said "No," citing the sign code. But yesterday, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in turn slapped ... More >>
AG seeks sub HTTP for BDSM. Add Missouri's Chris Koster to the list of attorney generals calling for backpage.com to end its online "adult services" advertisements. Koster fired off a letter to backpage.com yesterday, just a few days after a Clayton attorney sued the classified-ads website claimi ... More >>
Megan Phelps, grand-daughter of Fred, protesting outside a St. Louis concert last week.University of Missouri law professor Christina Wells recently fired off a letter to the Supreme Court defending the free speech of the controversial Fred Phelps. As you'll recall, Phelps is the pastor of the We ... More >>
Larry Johnson was given his walking papers yesterday by the Kansas City Chiefs, after they had finally had enough of his antics. The latest incident involved him criticising the Chiefs' head coach, Todd Haley, and using gay slurs to attack both members of the KC media and commenters on his Twitter p ... More >>
"Questionable" material is filtered off the menu at Saint Louis Bread Co.
When it comes to censorship, the song remains the same
The mayor of tony Creve Coeur and her husband found a novel way of handling political disputes -- they sue critics
Free Expression (Bobsled Records)
Tim Dreste's journey from Christian missionary to anti-abortion racketeer cost him a $6 million federal fine for his role in threatening to "kill, assault or do bodily harm" to abortion providers. But he isn't about to stop his crusade.
Even the worst judges ought to know better than that