Maine AG Defends Constitutionality Of Internet Privacy Law

By Christopher Cole (May 27, 2020, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Maine's attorney general, fighting internet service providers' bid to overturn the state's new online privacy law on First Amendment grounds, told a federal court Wednesday the law passes constitutional muster and that it would be "premature" to grant the ISPs' request for judgment on the pleadings.

Several trade groups led by ACA Connects - America's Communications Association are suing Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey to invalidate a law passed by legislators nearly a year ago limiting ISPs' use of customers' personal data. The industry groups say the statute runs afoul of free speech, is unconstitutionally vague on its face and is preempted by...

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