• California

    California Assembly Bill 1671 amended to protect publishers

    California Assembly Bill 1671 was amended so a person cannot be convicted of aiding and abetting the distribution of an illegally recorded conversation if he or she did not aid and abet the initial illegal recording.
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  • Rhode Island

    RI Governor Raimondo vetoes House Bill 7537 and Senate Bill 2510

    The California Legislature amended Assembly Bill 1671 to ensure that journalists and publishers cannot be convicted of aiding and abetting the distribution of an illegally recorded conversation if they did not aid and abet the initial illegal recording.
    Read more on the bill»

  • Louisiana

    Litigation victory: Judge blocks enforcement of Louisiana’s age-verification law

    U.S. District Court Chief Judge Brian Jackson issued a preliminary injunction, blocking enforcement of the Louisiana law that required websites in the state to verify the age of visitors before being allowed access to “harmful to minors” material.
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California Assembly amends A.B. 1671 to protect publishers

Cconstalifornia Assembly amended A.B. 1671 which would make it a crime for a person who has illegally recorded or electronically eavesdropped on a “confidential communication” to disclose or distribute its contents so that no one can be prosecuted for aiding or abetting anyone who discloses or distributes the content of the illegally captured “confidential communication.”Read more about A.B. 1671 »

Rhode Island House Bill 7537 and Senate Bill 2510 vetoed by Governor

Rhode Island House Bill 7537/SB 2510 would bar the dissemination of an image of another person who is nude or engaging in sexual activity or sado-masochistic abuse without the affirmative consent of that person, if the image was obtained under circumstances in which a reasonable person would know or understand the image was to remain private.Read more about H.B. 7537/S.B. 2510 »