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+ - Supreme Court blocks Illinois law against recording police->

An anonymous reader writes: The Illinois anti-eavesdropping law was cut down slightly. While protecting the average citizen from eavesdropping, it also put in place prohibitions against recording the police as they were doing their jobs. An appeals court sided with the ACLU, saying that it was too great a restriction on First Amendment rights. Today, the US Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal, cementing in place the lower court's ruling. In Illinois, you can now secretly record the police but you cannot secretly record your neighbor.
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Supreme Court blocks Illinois law against recording police

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