Appeals court rules Indiana can't ban sex offenders from Facebook

Appeals court rules Indiana can't ban sex offenders from Facebook

arstechnica.com
New Today, a federal appeals court struck down a 2008 Indiana law that banned registered sex offenders from using social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. The challenge was brought by an anonymous Hoosier who is on the state's sex offender registry as a result of a 2000 conviction for...
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Starting August 1, a new Louisiana state law will require sex offenders to disclose their status on social networks. But in theory, that shouldn't be necessary: Facebook and other social networks’ existing policies already forbid registered sex offenders from creating accounts. "I don't want to leave in the hands of...
Louisiana sex offenders must identify themselves on Facebook
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