A number of libertarian groups, including the Taxpayers Protection Alliance, have joined forces to oppose any federal ban of online gaming in the US, claiming that it would begin a “dangerous process” of internet censorship.

In a letter to Senators Patrick Leahy and Chuck Grassley, and Representatives Bob Goodlatte and John Conyers, ten leading conservative and free market organisations opposed legislation recently introduced proposing to amend the Wire Act to prohibit transmission of wagering information for all types of gambling activities, including internet gambling (the Restoration of America’s Wire Act HR4301).

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