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Court Rules That Banning Sex Offenders From Facebook is Unconstitutional

January 23, 2013

The decision was applauded by Hanni Fakhoury, an attorney with the online rights advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation. Fakhoury noted in these cases, even if there are "very compelling interests in protecting children," sometimes the law goes too far.

"The real problem is the methods by which governments are doing it to kind of protect minors from online predators, if you will, are far far far too expansive and not really narrowly tailored to the purpose that they're ostensibly enacting these laws for," he told Mashable.

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