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Judge tells hackers at Defcon they cannot Speak
Posted by: Lurker. ()
Date: August 11, 2008 11:00AM

Federal Judge in DefCon Case Equates Speech with Hacking
By Kim Zetter August 10, 2008 | 6:55:40 AMCategories: DefCon
http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/08/eff-to-appeal-r.html

LAS VEGAS -- Lawyers with the Electronic Frontier Foundation said a federal judge who granted a temporary restraining order on Saturday to halt a scheduled conference talk about security vulnerabilities came to "a very, very wrong conclusion." They said the judge's order constituted illegal prior restraint, which violated the speakers' First Amendment right to discuss important and legitimate academic research.



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