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Harvey Silverglate

National security and free speech

By Harvey Silverglate
August 16, 2008

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WHY DID the federal district court gag three MIT undergraduates who apparently discovered a flaw in the MBTA's electronic fare-collection system? The reason one judge imposed the unconstitutional gag order prohibiting the students from presenting their paper Aug. 10 at the DEFCON computer "hackers" conference, and another judge refused on Aug. 14 to vacate that order even after the conference ... (Full article: 701 words)

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