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Yesterday, a group of Democratic congressmembers, headed by online speech and privacy champion Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), unveiled their answer to the disastrous EARN IT Act bill that I’ve been raising alarms Read more about An EARN IT Alternative That Might Actually Help Children
In our democratic system of government, the legislature passes laws, the executive branch enforces them, and the courts interpret them when disputes arise about their meaning. Read more about You Have the Right to Know What the Law Is
So far, I’ve covered what I believe to be some First Amendment and due process problems with the EARN IT Act bill. Last but not least, let’s talk about the Fourth Amendment. Read more about The EARN IT Act Is Unconstitutional: Fourth Amendment