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On September 12, 2008, the Virginia Supreme Court struck down the state’s anti-spam law as unconstitutional, holding that the law was an overly broad restriction of free speech protected by the First Amendment. In doing so, the court overturned the conviction of 34-year-old Jeremy Jaynes, who had been convicted on three counts [...]

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With the ever increasing dependence on internet and computer technology comes the increased potential for perpetrators to commit crimes online. While crimes such as identity theft are well known and tracked and legal remedies are prevalent, other potential internet crimes present problems for officials seeking to protect the public. One such case is [...]

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