Court Hears Argument on Preliminary Injunction in Diebold First Amendment Case

November 17, 2003- U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel heard oral argument on plaintiffs' motion for preliminary relief enjoining Diebold from further interfering with their using the Internet to disseminate internal documents of Diebold concerning dangerous vulnerabilities and defects in Diebold's electronic voting machines, in use and being considered for use in numerous voting jurisdictions. After oral argument, the Judge stated that he still needed time to digest and weigh all the arguments, so there is no ruling yet. Judge Fogel is clearly working diligently on this matter and understands the issues and the law and is simply determining how to resolve the request for preliminary relief. EFF held a brief press conference following the hearing so I expect we'll have links to coverage soon.

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