Indiana lawmakers rewrite anti-social network law for sex offend - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Indiana lawmakers rewrite anti-social network law for sex offenders

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Indiana will not pursue a court battle to implement a state law that bans sex offenders from sites such as Facebook.  A federal appeals court said it was too broad and violated freedom of speech.

State lawmakers are working to rewrite the law.

A Senate committee has approved an amended version that applies only to offenders convicted of child-related sex crimes who knowingly use social networks, instant messaging, or chat rooms to communicate with children.

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