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  1. What does SLAPS stand for and what legal case is it associated with?
    • Serious Literary,
    • artistic,
    • political or
    • scientific value, 
    • Miller v.  California
  2. What amendment prevents states from restricting the rights of U.S. citizens
  3. What site had as its objectives to foster  more open and transparent  governments  by revealing things that governments would prefer to hide?
  4. List the kinds of speech that are not protected by the first amendment.
    Dangerous, Treasonous, Seditious, Hate, Harmful to children, Violent speech, disgusting and psychologically painful speech,  pornographic speech,  Blasphemous speech
  5. Who said “the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.”
    John Stuart Mill
  6. What term is the idea that the government cannot stop you from making a statement saying what you want but you be prosecuted and suffer consequences and penalties?
    Prior restraint
  7. What are the four most significant general topics that children should be protected from?
  8. What is a company that acts as a trusted agent of the public for a valuable resource?
  9. Justices Black and Goldberg argued rgued that criticism of public officials by the press should be protected, even if  WHAT existed?
  10. In what case did a newspaper ad supporting Martin Luther King  ask for money to assist his legal defense?
    New York Times v. Sullivan
  11. Who was the originator of the prior restraint concept?
  12. What doctrine obligates private speech conduits, even if privately owned, to facilitate the expression of others?
    Common carrier
  13. What consortium measured and reported  on Internet filtering and control of access to various types of information?
    OpenNet Initiative
  14. What are the four categories of filtering hat the ONI  presented?
    Politics/Power, Social norms and morals, security concerns, network tools
  15. What doctrine was adopted by the FCC that requires broadcast licenses to function as fiduciaries for the public interest?
    Fairness doctrine
  16. What doctrine obligates private speech conduits, even if privately owned, to facilitate the expression of others?
    Common carriage doctrine
  17. To what does the common carriage doctrine apply?
    Postal services, telephone companies and telegraph
  18. What made it a crime to write  or publish any “false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings” against the government of the U.S., either house of Congress or the president.
    The Sedition Act of 1798
  19. What are the two interpretations of the 1st Amendment with respect to the government?
    Affirmative and Negative
  20. In what famous case did the U.S. Supreme court rule that NY statue, the anarchy law violated  Constitutional Rights based on the 14th Amendment?
    Gitlow v.  New York state
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