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States Debate Privacy Protections as Technology Speeds Ahead

statelineFrom Stateline

Companies that produce some of the new technologies, such as the makers of education software and drones, fear the restrictions will stifle innovation and commerce. Others, such as Justin Silverman, executive director of the New England First Amendment Coalition, say some of the restrictions, such as those on drones, body cameras and “revenge porn” — nude or sexually graphic images shared without consent — may infringe on free speech protections. [Full Story]

Raimondo Vetoes ‘Revenge Porn’ Bill

sriFrom the North-Kingston Standard Times:

“Revenge porn is an issue that clearly needs to be addressed. But this isn’t the solution,” said Justin Silverman, Executive Director of the New England First Amendment Coalition. “Privacy needs to be protected in a way that does not deter journalists from reporting stories that are in the public’s interest.” [Full Story]

NEFAC’s 2015 Annual Review — Help Us Continue to Defend the First Amendment, Public’s Right to Know

2015annualreviewBelow is a letter I wrote on behalf of the New England First Amendment Coalition. Our organization released today its first annual review. It provides a short summary of all our work in 2015. Please give it a read and cheap viagra discount consider making a contribution to NEFAC. Your support is vital to the work we do. You can make a donation here

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