CHILD PORNOGRAPHY LAWS THAT RELATE TO THE INTERNET IN THE UNITED STATES

In order to protect minors from sexual and other violent crimes, to prevent child pornography, and to make the Internet safer for minors, the United States has enacted several laws such as the Child Online Protection Act (COPA), the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA). The main objective of these laws is to limit the availability of pornography and other material which is harmful to minors.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What was the Communications Decency Act (CDA)?
What Act was enacted by the United States Congress in response to the Supreme Court’s decision that the CDA was unconstitutional?
What are the other Acts which were enacted by the United States Congress to protect children from accessing harmful sexual material on the Internet?

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