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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

First Amendment Applies to Internet - New York Times

The real story is less about Apple's aggressive pursuit of leaks and bloggers who leak them, than it is an important affirmation of the online medium.

"In its ruling, the appeals court said online and offline journalists are equally protected under the First Amendment. 'We can think of no workable test or principle that would distinguish 'legitimate' from 'illegitimate' news,' the opinion states. 'Any attempt by courts to draw such a distinction would imperil a fundamental purpose of the First Amendment.'"

First Amendment Applies to Internet, Appeals Court Rules - New York Times


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