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Doing Business in China: What the NBA Can Learn from Big Tech

A scandal involving an executive for an America’s professional basketball team has shown the American public the difficulties of working in the Chinese market. But this experience is hardly new. The technology sector has long struggled to navigate the public relations problems of expansion into China. The National Basketball Association can learn from the adjustments made by tech firms to do business responsibly in China. 

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Document: Fourth Circuit Says Virginia Politician’s Facebook Page is a ‘Public Forum’ and that First Amendment Prohibits Blocking Constituents

On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in Davidson v. Randall that a Virginia county official who blocked a constituent's access to the official’s Facebook page had violated the First Amendment. The court held that the official’s Facebook account amounted to a “public forum” and that blocking constituent access based on political viewpoints is unconstitutional. The full ruling is below.

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