Free Speech On The Web? Don't Even Talk About It
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Privacy If you weren't paying attention, U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan last week slapped hacker site 2600.com with a major defeat. He ruled that source code doesn't get the protection of free speech. The ruling is just another shot in . . . If you weren't paying attention, U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan last week slapped hacker site 2600.com with a major defeat. He ruled that source code doesn't get the protection of free speech. The ruling is just another shot in the battle over copyright and free speech on the Net. The same fight has seen file-swapping sites such as Napster and MP3.com on the ropes. But the precedent set by this ruling could be the most sweeping. And the final resolution may ultimately be a political one. Let's take a closer look at the case and the ruling's dark side.

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