Magistrate vacates order that called on YouTube, The Daily to pull Hayward clips

Steve Korris Jul. 18, 2011, 1:37pm


NEW ORLEANS – In swift victory for free speech, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan confessed she lacked authority to pull video clips of testimony from former BP chief Tony Hayward from websites YouTube and The Daily.

On July 11, she vacated a July 5 order calling for the websites to remove and surrender video of Hayward testifying about the Deepwater Horizon explosion.

YouTube showed it as of July 18, promoting it as video BP doesn't want anyone to see.

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