Library Internet Pornography Law Violates Free Speech

A federal judicial panel for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overturned The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). The court believed that this law violated the First Amendment and could not be used to withhold federal funds from libraries who failed to comply with this legislation.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the Children’s Internet Protection Act’s history?
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What did the court determine?
What is the next step for this litigation?
What is the effect of this ruling in the world of free speech on the Internet?


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