Sunday, March 13, 2005

FEC To Make Rules on Blogs

Fellow bloggers, on the left and on the right, are organizing a defense of free speech as the Federal Elections Commission proceeds to begin rule making on blogs and the internet.

I signed a letter joining the Online Coalition asking the FEC to grant bloggers the same protections afforded broadcast media, newspapers, or periodicals by clearly including them under the FEC’s “media exemption” rule. You can sign it too, if you agree.

There has been remarkable disharmony among the FEC Commissioners about all this, with good analysis from Richard Hasen and a timely report from Micah Sifry

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