United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Joel Micah Greenberg (35, Lake Mary) with stalking and unlawful use of a means of identification of another person. If convicted on both counts, Greenberg faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. According toContinue Reading

Twitter labeled one of President Trump’s tweets as “manipulated media” on Thursday evening, two hours after he posted it. On Friday afternoon, Twitter and Facebook both removed the video for copyright infringement. Trump’s tweet, which he posted earlier on Thursday, featured a video of two toddlers running down a sidewalk.Continue Reading

After an article on the Tallahassee Democrat “for calling out judge candidate Kevin Alvarez for being a social media troll of the worst kind,” Peter Schorsch asks Judicial candidate Kevin Alvarez “Why is this guy even running for Judge?” Alvarez is the criminal defense lawyer running against incumbent Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey, nowContinue Reading

Facebook took an unprecedented action against the re-election campaign for President Trump, removing multiple posts and advertisements that used red triangles associates with Antifa, claiming that this was Nazi iconography. Trumps tweet warned against “dangerous mobs of far-left groups.” Facebook said on Thursday that it took down the posts andContinue Reading

Tensions are escalating inside Facebook over the social platform’s laissez-faire approach to the president’s posts. Hundreds of Facebook employees, in rare public criticism on Monday of their own company, protested executives’ decision not to do anything about inflammatory posts that President Trump had placed on the giant social media platformContinue Reading

Police details some of the looting and riot arrests from early Tuesday, listing Lady Nicole Nash, Javonta McCloud, and Eddie Bryant among those charges with inciting a riot. Anthony Koedel was arrested for organizing the attack as a “protest” but the event quickly turned violent and dangerous. Koedel, 29, ofContinue Reading

President Trump signed an executive order yesterday for government agencies to enforce speech protections across the Internet as the editorial liberties and censorship from Silicon Valley companies continues to expand. Section 230 is a signature piece of legislation that protects outlets from lawsuits from content posted by users. Many socialContinue Reading

In his recent Washington Post editorial Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for regulation for “harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability.” Zuckerberg’s proposal appears to be part of an effort to set clear oversight principles for the industry and shift the burden for monitoring itself badly, which it does. “However, decidingContinue Reading

Bryan Matthew Cooney (30, Casselberry) has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Cooney faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled. According to court records, from September 19, 2018 through September 27, 2018, Cooney chatted with an FBI undercoverContinue Reading