Monday, October 06, 2008

Back in business, under the Swedish press law

This blog is now a registered periodical under the Swedish press law “the Freedom of the Press Act” (Tryckfrihetsförordningen) and have got an authorization to publish.
Permit number: 2008-085
The Constitutional Protection means that the blog gets censorship protection. The authorities are not allowed to censor the content that is subject to constitutional protection.
Also a reporter has the constitutional right to preserve anonymity of an informer. It’s even illegal to ask for the name. Chapter 3, art 2: “It shall not be permitted to inquire into the identity of an author or a person who has communicated information…”


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