Did Alex Jones Get What He Deserved?

On this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop look at the Alex Jones verdict and the weaponization of defamation law. Now that Twitter is under Elon Musk’s control, will the regime increasingly turn to the court system to crack down on the “dangers” posed by “misinformation”?

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Recommended Reading

“The Alex Jones Verdict Shows the Danger of Defamation Laws” by Ryan McMaken: Mises.org/RR_105_A

“Modern Information Control: State Intervention and Mistakes to Avoid by Kelly Offield: Mises.org/RR_105_B

“Florida’s Social Media Anticensorship Law and the Court’s Tortured Legal Logic” by Tate Fegley: Mises.org/RR_105_C

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