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Georgia is Suing a Man for an Act of “Terrorism’: Publishing State Laws Online

“The term ‘terrorism’ is likely being applied a bit too liberally in conservative Georgia, where one man is being sued for – brace yourselves – publishing state laws online. For free. Apparently, so averse is Georgia to the notion of government transparency that the state is willing to take Carl Malamud to court for allowing denizens of the Internet to visit his site, public.resource.org, where they can find the annotated version of the entire state body of law. According to the lawsuit, filed last week, Malamud’s actions qualify as ‘a form of terrorism…'”