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They’re sometimes referred to as “gagwrap” clauses — language in software licenses that forbids other parties from disparaging the products. Gagwraps typically forbid the use of graphics, logos, and trademarks to criticize the product, service or company.

A recent article in the Law and Communication Policy journal, by Brian N. Larson and Genelle Belmas, argues that gagwrap clauses have a chilling effect on speech and are not enforceable.

Guest: Attorney Brian N. Larson

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