Supreme Court upholds CIPA

Jun 24, 2003 00:36 · 69 words · 1 minute read

Today, the Supreme Court ruled that requiring public libraries to use Internet filters is legal. For some portion of the population, public libraries are the only way to get access to the Net. It’s well-known that these filters prohibit access to quite a bit of non-pornographic information, so this law ensures that a portion of the web is simply unavailable to part of the population. That’s the real danger.