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Golan v. Gonzales -- The First Amendment Lives!

It's almost midnight here on the east coast, but I'm wide awake -- happily -- because I have some truly *great* news to report. The 10th Circuit just handed down its ruling in the appeal of Golan v. Gonzales. And we have won! The First Amendment lives! (at least in the 10th Circuit).

A setback in Kahle v. Ashcroft

So the district court has granted the government's motion to dismiss in Kahle v. Ashcroft. Here's the order.

We're going to fight on to the Ninth Circuit, which is where the game was bound to be decided anyway. More comments coming soon on the district court's order.

A setback in Kahle v. Ashcroft

So the district court has granted the government's motion to dismiss in Kahle v. Ashcroft. Here's the order.

We're going to fight on to the Ninth Circuit, which is where the game was bound to be decided anyway. More comments coming soon on the district court's order.

Plaintiffs file brief in opposition to government's motion to dismiss

The Internet Archive and the Prelinger Archive have filed their opposition to the government's motion to dismiss in Kahle v. Ashcroft, a case challenging the constitutionality of Congress's removal from the copyright laws of our traditional system of formalities (i.e., registration, notice, renewal). CIS's Larry Lessig, Jennifer Granick and Chris Sprigman represent plaintiffs. Here's the opening paragraphs of our brief:

Kahle v. Ashcroft: CIS files brief opposing government's motion to dismiss

The Internet Archive and the Prelinger Archive have filed their opposition to the government’s motion to dismiss in Kahle v. Ashcroft, a case challenging the constitutionality of Congress’s removal from the copyright laws of our traditional system of formalities (i.e., registration, notice, renewal). CIS's Larry Lessig, Jennifer Granick and Chris Sprigman represent the plaintiffs.

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