"The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) submitted its
appeal this week following the January order issued by a Santa
Clara County Superior Court judge in California."
"The foundation argues that the Web site postings of the program
are constitutionally protected free speech and do not meet the test
of trade secret infringement."
""The battleground over the First Amendment is now in
cyberspace," Jim Wheaton, senior counsel for nonprofit,
public-interest law firm the First Amendment Project, said in a
statement. "Old media is lumbering into the new era and wants to
knock down our civil liberties in a clumsy attempt to maintain the
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