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Democrats defeat Online Freedom of Speech Act in House

Democrats defeat Online Freedom of Speech Act in House
Democrats defeat Online Freedom of Speech Act in House



Vote tally:
http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2005/roll559.xml 

Text of bill:
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:h.r.01606: 

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http://news.com.com/2100-1028_3-5929587.html 

Democrats defeat election-law aid for bloggers
November 2, 2005, 7:55 PM PST

Democrats on Wednesday managed to defeat a bill aimed at amending U.S. 
election laws to immunize bloggers from hundreds of pages of federal 
regulations.

In an acrimonious debate that broke largely along party lines, more than 
three-quarters of congressional Democrats voted to oppose the reform 
bill, which had enjoyed wide support from online activists and Web 
commentators worried about having to comply with a tangled skein of rules.

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