Via Making Light, we learn that the Department of the Treasury has placed a ban on editing services related to manuscripts from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, and Cuba.
So how do they get around the Bill of Rights?
Answer: This isn’t a law, it’s a regulation. And Congress isn’t doing it, it’s an agency.
Don’t you love watching a plan come together?
There’s nothing this side of telepathy that can’t be construed as involving a service.
More information on the story here, including email addresses for the Depts. of Treasury and Justice.
See also my previous post.