Monthly Archives: July 2012

What’s New at the Internet Archive?

New Washington State Internet Law Gets its Day in Court

Posted on July 22, 2012 by brewster

The Internet Archive’s federal challenge to a new Washington State law had its first hearing on Friday.  The law intends to make online service providers criminally liable for providing access to third parties’ offensive materials.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is representing the Internet Archive in order to block the enforcement of SB 6251, a law aimed at combatting advertisements for underage sex workers but with vague and overbroad language that is squarely in conflict with federal law.

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Crossposted to Joak