Black People Politics : Arizona lawmakers to review cyberbullying bill over free speech concerns

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  1. Keita Kenyatta

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    Members of the Arizona House and Senate will review a recently passed anti-cyberstalking bill after critics raised concerns that it's so broad it could authorize arrests for online "trolls" who write mean comments on social media and news sites. State Rep. Chad Campbell, a co-sponsor of the bill, told Yahoo News that lawmakers are trying "to address the constitutional concerns" raised by First Amendment advocates and are looking at making some changes. "This bill was only intended to go after people who are engaging in digital sta

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout...-cyber-bullying-bill-over-free-185026224.html
     
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    very interesting ... thanks for sharing

    an internet troll can be arrested ... ??

    hmmmm

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    Destee
     
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    I doubt this bill will be enforced before it is altered.
    " He said Jon Stewart's comedy routines, Rush Limbaugh's radio show, and even angry online banter among fans of rival sports teams could face prosecution if an Arizona resident were offended by their profanity or lewdness.
     
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