Nebraska passed changes to its Sex Offender Registration Act in 2009. Those changes, which have been on hold awaiting the result of the lawsuit, have been struck down by the U.S. District Court.
One of the changes that was rejected made it illegal for sex offenders of children to
use social networking sites.
Another section required sex offenders to
report what they'd postings on Internet sites or blogs. The third allowed sex offenders to have to undergo searches and monitoring of their computers
Shannon Kingery for Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said Thursday
that the office is reviewing the ruling and assessing the state's