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Related News: Facebook threats case heard at Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court considered Monday where to draw the line in protecting free speech on social media sites like Facebook.

The Court heard arguments in the case of a Pennsylvania man convicted of making threatening statements about his estranged wife and law enforcement officials.

Anthony Elonis claims he did not intend to frighten anyone, that instead his writings were “therapeutic” and helped him deal with the sadness of his broken marriage.

Source: CNN

Related News: “Uncle Sam” Busted For Obama Threats

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An Alabama man who wore an Uncle Sam top hat while recording a video threatening President Barack Obama’s life was arrested yesterday by Secret Service agents.

Deryke Pfeifer, 54, was busted on a felony complaint charging him with making threats against the president. Pfeifer is locked up in advance of a hearing at which prosecutors will argue that he should be detained in advance of a criminal trial.

Federal agents allege that Pfeifer has threatened Obama’s life in a series of videos posted to his Facebook page, as well as in calls to the Federal Protective Service, which provides security for government facilities.

Source: The Smoking Gun