Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Courts uphold right to IP anonymity on college campuses

A recent court case held that universities that take federal funds (which is most) MUST give students notice that their IP address has been subpoenaed AND give them an opportunity to quash the subpoena.

So this basically means that even if your IP address was subpoenaed you'd have a chance to quash the whole thing before anyone even found out you were the author. This is a huge step forward for the right to anonymous speech on college campuses!

Read more at http://writ.lp.findlaw.com/ramasastry/20081006.html