“Rocky” and “The Last Temptation of Christ”: How Comedy Is Taking a Stand Against Hate Speech Lawsuits

A few weeks ago, we talked to comedian and actor Patrick Henry about how he and the rest of his comedy team are taking a stand against hate speech lawsuits.Today, Henry says the legal battle is just getting started.We’re also looking at some of the other big names who’ve made headlines in the wake of …

Google: ‘Google Speech API’ is a ‘threat to civil liberties and to democracy’

Google has created a speech API that enables Google to deliver Google speech to individuals using the web’s default search engine, but it’s also a threat to civil rights and democracy, the company’s CEO said Monday.“The API has been a threat for years to speech that I think is important and has value to people …