U.S. District Court Justice Lance Walker rejected the majority of a legal challenge to Maine's privacy law, the Portland Press Herald reports. The law, which went into effect July 1, requires internet service providers to obtain consent before selling or sharing user data. A coalition of four ISP groups sought to overturn the law on the grounds it violates First Amendment rights. Walker ruled against the coalition in three of the five legal challenges it presented. The other two counts are still proceeding.
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