Does the First Amendment protect website names?

February 24, 2016 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Yesterday, the D.C. Circuit heard oral argument in Pursuing America’s Greatness v. FEC, a case that asks whether government can ban political action committees (PACs) from including the name of their favorite candidate in the title of a social media page or website address. Pursuing America’s Greatness (a PAC) bought a website address a ...


I’m dreaming of a free speech Christmas

December 24, 2015 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Want more proof that federal government deserves a lump of coal in its stocking this year? This summer, the FEC decided that it needs to “protect” voters by cracking down on Facebook Fan Pages with names like Run Bernie Run or I like Mike Huckabee. According to the FEC, a political committee like a Super … ...