11 Feb 2013

Court Orders Gun-Permit Holders’ Addresses Redacted

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Just read this on Nytimes.com. The New York appellate court ruled on Tuesday that the home addresses of hate crime victims and gun-permit holders must be removed from databases released under the state’s Freedom of Information Law. This decision comes after the city had denied these requests, but was overturned by a lower court. The appellate court decided that privacy concerns were a legitimate reason to remove addresses from the databases. In December, a New York newspaper had released the addresses of thousands of gun-permit holders amid criticism. The newspaper has since removed the information from its website.

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Court Orders Gun-Permit Holders’ Addresses Redacted

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