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Discussion in 'Current Events' started by edesignuk, Feb 15, 2005.
I wonder how different the story would be if it were someone selling State secrets. It always seems there is a double standard: the Govt are entitled to their secrets but not private individuals.
Thanks for the update.
This looks like it's going to be an entertaining and enlightening case.
On the bright side, after the dust has settled, everyone, Apple included, will have a clearer understanding of what their rights are, especially in relation to journalists.
Since has have journalists been constitutionally protected from revealing their sources?
Since the First Amendment.
And yes, before you say it, the protections aren't absolute. Journalists have been held in contempt of court and even jailed in some cases, but not in others.
More about journalism, protection of sources and the Constitution:
It seems it all depends on your personal definition of "freedom of the press" I suppose...