N2H2 Locks Public Out of CIPA Trial

James Nimmo pointed out that Filterware vendor N2H2 filed an emergency request to that kicked members of the public out of the library filtering trial, saying they feared confidential smut-blocking techniques would be disclosed.

Both the ACLU, which filed the lawsuit, and the U.S. Justice Department, which is defending it, opposed closing the doors.
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Judge Becker said that \”if the witness is being asked to testify about trade secrets and proprietary information, (then) trade-secret confidentiality must be imposed, which means we will receive that information in camera.\”