NY Criminalizes Satirical Impersonation

Posted: May 12, 2014 in -
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Towards the criminalization of personal satire and controversy in America

“It is, the brief goes on to assert, wrong to “jail the actor for causing a bruised ego or, at worst, diminished credibility as a scholar”; if Raphael Golb’s conviction stands, “virtually anyone who impersonates others on the Web for wholly innocuous reasons” can be unjustly arrested, prosecuted, and incarcerated.”

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