Groups Ask Judge to Reconsider Order Against

A coalition of media and public interest organizations went to federal court in San Francisco to urge a judge to reconsider shutting down a muckraking Web site that publishes business and government documents leaked from around the world. Lawyers for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union and several news organizations told U.S. District Jeffrey White that two orders he issued to take off the Internet were a prior restraint on free speech that violated the First Amendment.

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