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  • date icon May 13, 2015
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A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition.  Recently, federal anti-SLAPP legislation was introduced, entitled the SPEAK FREE Act.  We applaud Congressman Blake Farenthold​, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo​, Congressman Darrell E. Issa,​ and Congressman Trent Franks​ for their efforts to create a national standard for online freedom of speech.  Read our statement here: