Federal regulations requiring producers of pornographic material to keep records of their models’ ages don’t violate the First Amendment, but the warrantless searches they authorize do violate the Fourth Amendment, the Third Circuit has ruled.
The law still stands, having withstood the First Amendment challenge, but the part of it that grants police virtually free reign to check the records will fall.
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