Edelman v. N2H2, Inc. - Case Summary & Documents


I seek to research and document sites categorized and restricted by Internet blocking program N2H2. N2H2's block site list is protected by technical measures including an encryption system, but I seek to write software that will nonetheless allow me to access, analyze, and report its contents. However, I fear that conducting this work may expose me to liability for violation of the N2H2 License, of the Copyright Act of 1976, and of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as well as for misappropriation of N2H2's trade secrets. With representation by the ACLU, I therefore seek from federal court a declaratory judgement that I may conduct this research and publication without fear of liability.

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