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14 Jan

Senate Confirms New Small Business Administrator

On Tuesday, January 7, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jovita Carranza, former deputy SBA administrator under President George W. Bush, to head the Small Business Administration.

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15 Jan

Visit the Advocacy Team at the Wi15 Ask ABA Desk

Dave Grogan and Molly Bond of the American Booksellers for Free Expression and ABA’s Advocacy team will be on hand to address bookseller questions and concerns.

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08 Jan
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New “Counterspeak” Episode Out Now

In this episode, ABA Content Director Sydney Jarrard speaks with author David Kaye about his book Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet.

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23 Dec

New “Counterspeak” Episode to Drop January 8

The January episode of Counterspeak will feature a conversation with author David Kaye about his book Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet.

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23 Dec
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Federal Judge Rules U.S. Government is Entitled to Edward Snowden’s Book Proceeds

 “Mr. Snowden preferred to risk his future royalties than to subject his experiences to improper government censorship,” said Brett Max Kaufman, a member of Snowden’s legal team.

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18 Dec
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Swedish Ambassador Charged Over Unauthorized Talks to Free Bookseller in Chinese Detention

The Swedish government has charged former ambassador to China Anna Lindstedt over unauthorized talks she initiated between Chinese men and the daughter of detained bookseller Gui Minhai.

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11 Dec

Registration for Antitrust Symposium Opens to All December 13

Those not attending Winter Institute are invited to register for ABA’s Antitrust Symposium in Washington, D.C., beginning this Friday.

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10 Dec
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Fourth Circuit Rules Against Maryland Online Speech Law

The law required media outlets with more than 100,000 unique monthly visitors to publish names and contact information for those who purchased online political advertisements.

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04 Dec

“Counterspeak” Podcast Celebrates First Anniversary

Throughout December, follow along with Counterspeak on Twitter and take a look back at past episodes.

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04 Dec
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New “Counterspeak” Episode Out Now

In this installment, author David Kirby talks about the status of free speech in America and about his book When They Come For You: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties — and How to Take Them Back.

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