Twitter, a tool of choice for dissidents and activists around the world, found itself the target of global outrage Friday after unveiling plans to allow country-specific censorship of tweets that might break local laws.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors adopted a new policy Thursday for when cellphone service may be interrupted—an issue that took center stage over the summer when the transit agency cut cell service at several San Francisco stations to stop a planned protest.
Occupy Cal protesters stayed overnight in tents at Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley campus again Tuesday night after repeated warnings by police to leave their encampment.
The families several high school students who sued the Morgan Hill Unified School District for violating their free speech rights have lost their case.
KCBS Political Analyst Joe Tuman said Bay Area officials are setting a precedent in how they deal with the Occupy movement.
Leaders of the San Francisco Bay Area’s transit agency said they may adopt a policy allowing police to turn off wireless communications on train platforms but only in extreme public safety circumstances. The board of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system held a special public meeting Wednesday to discuss the issue.
The Federal Communications Commission is opening an investigation into the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s shutdown of cell service in order to disrupt a planned protest.
A federal judge in San Francisco, citing the constitutional right to free speech, has eased limits on protesters who want to express their views from the sidewalks of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Two signs placed in the window of Dr. Greg Kamin’s Ocean Beach condominium ignited a free speech controversy in the building.