Free Speech Under Fire: Subpoenas, Gag Orders over Reader Comments at Reason Magazine | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Free Speech Under Fire: Subpoenas, Gag Orders over Reader Comments at Reason Magazine

A bizarre government assault on Reason Magazine has been in progress for the past two weeks, and in a nice Kafkaesque touch, the magazine was barred from talking about the situation with a gag order.

In fact, they weren’t even allowed to acknowledge the existence of the subpoenas issued over comments left by readers to a blog post. Fortunately, Reason was able to get the gag order lifted on Thursday, with help from the U.S. Attorney’s Office… but the saga is far from over, and it has disturbing implications for free speech in the Information Age.

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