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Criminalizing Free Speech- Arizona to outlaw annoying Internet comments

Arizona‘s House Bill 2549 on the surface is designed to combat bullying and stalking, making it a crime to use an electronic device to talk to someone in a way that would terrify, intimidate, threaten, harass, annoy, or offend. But lawmakers are saying that commenting repeatedly on the Internet is the same thing as calling someone over and over on the phone. So those ‘annoying’ or ‘lewd’ comments on Youtube or facebook would be a crime in Arizona.

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