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On November 3, 2015 to the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet conducted a hearing on International Data Flows: Promoting Digital Trade in the 21st Century. Nuala O’Connor and Greg Nojeim submitted this Statement for the Record of the hearing.
When a law enforcement official threatens punitive action and reputational damage against a credit card company, with the goal of seeing a website starved for funds and forced to shut down, that official has violated the First Amendment. This is the message that CDT, EFF, and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia sent to the Seventh Circuit last week in our amicus brief in Backpage v. Dart.