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Yahoo yanks anti-abortion ads for violating its policies

After Google wiped several ads that discouraged women from having abortions because they violated the company’s advertising policies, Yahoo now does the same.

By May 8, 2014


Anti-abortion Anonymous hacker arrested in U.K.

After stealing tens of thousands of database records from an abortion provider, hacker James Jeffery is arrested, brought to court, and called a "zealot" and "able hacker" by the judge.

By March 11, 2012


Google to display religious groups' anti-abortion ads

In settlement, search giant backs down on its advertising policy regarding abortion, Christian group says. It now enables "religious associations to place ads on abortion in a factual way."

By September 17, 2008


Anti-abortion cybersquatter loses appeal

Activist's move to reclaim domain names that sent surfers to antiabortion Web sites is rejected by an appeals court.

By September 1, 2004


Court cracks down on anti-abortion site

An appeals court reverses its decision in a high-profile online publishing case, finding that anti-abortion protesters can be held liable for posting inflammatory comments.

May 17, 2002


Wendy Davis' filibuster shoes praised in Amazon reviews

What's one way abortion-rights supporters can laud the lawmaker who blocked an anti-abortion bill? With amusing online reviews of her shoes, of course: "I am so glad that I have a choice about what shoes to buy."

By June 27, 2013


Anti-abortion sites vs. free speech

The events surrounding the Nuremberg Files raise another set of issues about how Internet speech is regulated--if at all--and by whom.

March 12, 1999


Judge slams anti-abortion site

A federal judge orders anti-abortion activists to stop contributing to the Nuremberg Files, while the site has once again been shut down by its service provider.

February 26, 1999


Controversial anti-abortion site resurrected

A Dutch free-speech advocate is mirroring the Nuremberg Files Web site after a federal jury ruled that it threatened the lives of abortion providers.

February 22, 1999


Court cracks down on URL copycat

An anti-abortion activist could face jail time for persisting in registering domain names similar to those owned by The Washington Post.

By October 8, 2002