Minnesota Gives In; Won't Block Gambling Sites

from the good-for-them dept

Back in April, the state of Minnesota tried to force ISPs to block certain gambling websites. Similar attempts had been tried in a few other states, and quickly shot down by the courts — and it didn’t take long for a lawsuit to emerge in Minnesota. However, the good news is that the state has apparently agreed to back down rather than trying to fight a bogus and costly lawsuit. Basically, it sounds like enough lawyers explained to state officials that their likelihood of winning was pretty slim — so the state just folded. At least they didn’t keep trying to waste taxpayer money trying to fight for such censorship.

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