ACLU v. Miller, 1996-1999
General Description: Internet Privacy
Summary of the Issues Involved: Georgia law made it a crime to knowingly engage in internet transmissions that falsely identify the user or used logos, trademarks, or other copyrighted symbols that falsely imply the user is authorized to use them. Plaintiffs challenged that law on the grounds that it placed unconstitutional restrictions on their internet usage. After granting the plaintiffs a preliminary injunction, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia permanently enjoined enforcement of the law.
Gwinnett County Internet Blocking
General Description: Internet Use
Summary of the Issues Involved: The ACLU of Georgia conducted an investigation on the alleged blocking of websites deemed to be obscene or related to hate speech on public computers at the Gwinnett County Public Library.