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How the Grinch stole Twitter, and made a first amendment case.

On November 29th, President-elect Trump tweeted that “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!”[1] I picture him sitting atop Trump tower, high above Whoville with a sly Grinchian smirk creasing his lips, as his thumbs masterfully crafted his plans to steal the media’s dignity…again.

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Is Access Hollywood’s ‘Trump Tape’ Proof NBC Committed a Crime Against Trump?

Did Trump know he was being recorded? If not, a hot mic can be a criminal act in California, and NBC potentially liable. California Penal Code 632 criminalizes any person who “without the consent of all parties” records their conversations. California Penal Code 637.2 specifically authorizes the right of the person whose privacy was invaded to bring a civil suit, with an incredible treble damages provision for RICO-style punishment.

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