Another big ruling in favor of bloggers This is great news. I highlighted the part that I liked the most. Daily Kos: "The good news keeps on com
May 26, 2006

Another big ruling in favor of bloggers

This is great news. I highlighted the part that I liked the most.

Daily Kos: "The good news keeps on coming for blogger legal rights. Friday, a California Appeals Court ruled that Apple could not compel several bloggers and website operators to reveal their sources. From Stanford law professor Lauren Gelman, who wrote an amicus brief in the case in which I joined on behalf of Daily Kos:

The Court held that the Stored Communications Act prevents Apple from requesting the emails from the ISP and says they must go to the account holders directly. The Court also held that the website editors were journalists entitled to claim California's Journalist Shield to prevent them from being held in contempt for not disclosing sources and to claim the First Amendment's protections for journalists....read on"

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