Court rules: Online reporters must reveal sources to Apple

Posted on Sunday, March 13 2005 @ 15:01 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A Californian court has decided that the online journalists who posted stories that violated trade secrets from Apple will need to reveal the sources that provided them with the information.
Judge James Kleinberg, while ruling that a journalist’s privilege is not ‘absolute’, said that he felt no need to determine if those working for online news sites were journalists because journalists were not allowed to illegally publish trade secrets.
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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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