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Lawsuit challenges law targeting Internet "annoyances"

Lawsuit challenges law targeting Internet "annoyances"
Lawsuit challenges law targeting Internet "annoyances"



The complaint:
http://www.politechbot.com/docs/annoy.complaint.020906.pdf 

News coverage:
http://news.com.com/2100-1028_3-6037439.html 

Previous Politech message:
http://www.politechbot.com/2006/01/12/new-law-targets/ 

The prohibition in the new law:
"Whoever...utilizes any device or software that can be used to originate
telecommunications or other types of communications that are
transmitted, in whole or in part, by the Internet... without disclosing
his identity and with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any
person...who receives the communications...shall be fined under title 18
or imprisoned not more than two years, or both."

-Declan
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