Property Wrongs

Friday, March 25, 2005


Earlier this month, a judge in California ruled that three bloggers must divulge the source of information posted on their websites. The information detailed soon-to-be released Apple hardware, and had been leaked by Apple employees. The bloggers claimed that they were protected from having to testify by California's "shield law." But the judge said that no journalist, online or other, could bow out of an investigation that had to do with trade secrets. Bob talks to internet law maven Susan Crawford about the ramifications of court-endorsed secrecy for journalism. David Berkman "Leaving Home" Album: Leaving Home Label: Palmetto Jazz

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