The EFF, the Internet Archive, and human rights groups have sued to stop FOSTA

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has sued to invalidate internet censorship law FOSTA, arguing that its broad scope violates the First Amendment. It filed suit yesterday in the District of Columbia, acting on behalf of several parties who have been affected by FOSTA: the nonprofit groups Human Rights Watch and Woodhull Freedom Foundation, non-sexual massage therapist Eric Koszyk, sex workers rights’ activist Jesse Maley, and the Internet Archive. As part of the complaint, it’s asking for the court to suspend enforcement of FOSTA — which took effect earlier this year — while the case is ongoing.

The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (or FOSTA) is intended to prevent sex trafficking, but as the lawsuit notes,…

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