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Current Event June 25, 2014

How Dangerous are Threatening Statements on Facebook?


The Supreme Court is weighing in on threats posted on Facebook. So far courts have ruled threatening statements made on Facebook, including death threats, are true threats and punishable. Facebook says that they’re looking for conflict resolution strategies instead of always going straight to the authorities when they spot threats.

Civics/Government

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AIR DATE: 06/20/2014


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