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Internet Archive & EFF successfully block Washington State law

Earlier this year the Internet Archive with EFF’s help joined a suit to challenge the enforcement of a new Washington state law, SB 6251. While the law was intended to curb advertising for underage sex workers, the language was overly broad and made online service providers and libraries criminally liable for providing access to third parties’ offensive materials, which is in conflict with federal law.

We have learned today that the challenge was successful– the law is permanently blocked. You can read more about the case on EFF’s site.

Originally posted on The Internet Archive Blog by internetarchive.

Written by internetarchive

December 7, 2012 at 1:07 am

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