After DC Rally, Kentucky Could Make ‘Doxing’ Minors a Crime

“There are no brakes on Twitter,” said Todd McMurtry, an attorney for 16-year-old Nick Sandmann, whose interaction with Native American protester Nathan Phillips went viral in January.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Weeks after a Kentucky high school student says he was wrongly vilified for his interaction with a Native American protester, state lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a bill that would make it a crime to publish personal information of a child online with the intent to harass, abuse or frighten. A Kentucky state Senate committee approved a bill to make “doxing” anyone under 18 a crime. If the bill becomes law, it…

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