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NY County Defies Law, Refuses To Release Gun Permit Info For Controversial Google Map
Publishing Gun-Owner Names: Can Public Information Be Too Public?

Journalists, gun owners, and shooting the wrong privacy horse

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As Mike Tyson once said, “Everyone has a plan until he gets punched in the face.” Last week, following the Newtown massacre and the relentless media coverage it wrought, The Journal News, a Gannet newspaper covering New York State’s lower Hudson Valley, posted an interactive map displaying the addresses of...
Journalists, gun owners, and shooting the wrong privacy horse

Blowback From Publication Of Gun Owner Data Continues -- Threats, Lawsuits And Rejected FOIA Requests

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The battle over the privacy of gun owners continues in New York. Last week, the Lower Hudson Valley Journal News secured the names and addresses of gun owners in two New York counties, publishing the information as an interactive map and framing the "story" as a public service -- information...
Blowback From Publication Of Gun Owner Data Continues -- Threats, Lawsuits And Rejected FOIA Requests

New York State Starts Walking Back On Transparency; Grants Gun Owners Exemption From Disclosure Of Public Records

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The backlash against the publication of gun owner data by the Lower Hudson Journal News late last month has turned into a backlash against "freedom of information" laws. Putnam County officials started this regressive ball rolling by refusing to comply with the Journal News' request, breaking a state law in...
New York State Starts Walking Back On Transparency; Grants Gun Owners Exemption From Disclosure Of Public Records

Blowback From Publication Of Gun Owner Data Continues -- Threats, Lawsuits And Rejected FOIA Requests

www.techdirt.com
The battle over the privacy of gun owners continues in New York. Last week, the Lower Hudson Valley Journal News secured the names and addresses of gun owners in two New York counties, publishing the information as an interactive map and framing the "story" as a public service -- information...
Blowback From Publication Of Gun Owner Data Continues -- Threats, Lawsuits And Rejected FOIA Requests
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