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Free Flow of Information Act

A Poison Pill for the Federal Shield Law

Kurt Wimmer | Posted 06.01.2014 | Media
Kurt Wimmer

This isn't an attempt to improve the Free Flow of Information Act, it's an attempt to kill it. As appealing as it might seem to cover absolutely everyone in the United States as a potential "journalist," the result is clear. A privilege held by everyone can be held by no one.

The US/EU Privacy Debate Could Be Devastating

John M. Eger | Posted 03.13.2014 | World
John M. Eger

Last week the squabble over the concept of privacy in the U.S. and Europe burst onto the world's stage. According to Andrew Higgins and James Kantor ...

Senate, White House Reach Agreement On Reporter Protections

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The White House, key senators and media representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect reporters from being fo...

US Congress: Bloggers Are Journalists Too

Read/Write Web | Josh Catone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ars Technica reported late last night that the Free Flow of Information Act, which would grant protection of sources and documents at a federal level ...