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Indiana COA Upholds Rights of Internet Commenters to Remain Anonymous

In a case of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals held earlier this week that the identity of anonymous internet posters is protected under the First Amendment and Article I, Section 9 of the Indiana Constitution and should not be subject to subpoena … Continue reading

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Government Confiscation of Videotape: Will the First Amendment Save Us?

As Americans, we frequently take for granted our freedoms under the First Amendment. We see images of totalitarian governments in other countries seizing cameras from members of the media and ordinary citizens to cover up abuse and repression. After overcoming … Continue reading

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