July 23, 2002

Internet extends long arm of the law

CNN: "Police in Italy didn't care that five Web sites they deemed blasphemous and thus illegal were located in the United States, where First Amendment protections apply. The police shut them down anyway in early July, simply by sitting down at the alleged offender's Rome computer. Talk about the long arm of the law." You can read more in this CNN report, as well as join the Slashdot discussion taking place.

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