Media Law

The Right to Be Forgotten or Not Exposed

, New York Law Journal


In their Media Law column, Elizabeth McNamara and Samuel M. Bayard write that New York legislators, in taking aim at websites that make a business of publishing people's mug shots and demanding payment to take them down, are considering a solution that would block access to booking photos until after a conviction is obtained, unnecessarily burdening journalists' ability to report the news and the public's right to receive it.

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