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Trying to censor blogger

July 18, 2007

A series of events involving a local liberal blogger, a San Francisco conservative radio station and the reaction of two of the larger corporate advertisers in the country -- Bank of America and MasterCard -- is revealing how slippery freedom of speech has become in the digital age...

"This is prototypical fair use of copyrighted material," said Matt Zimmerman, an attorney with the San Francisco civil liberties and digital privacy organization. EFF is not representing Spocko, but has reviewed his situation and is monitoring it. "Bloggers shouldn't have to be worried about being sued every time they post a screen shot from 'The Simpsons.' "

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