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Supreme Court says Porn Filters OK for Children but an adult can have it shut off

dmcowen674

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http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=514&e=2&u=/ap/20030623/ap_on_go_su_co/scotus_online_porn_13

Court OKs Anti-Porn Filters in Libraries
(AP) - A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that Congress can force the nation's public libraries to equip computers with anti-pornography filters. The blocking technology, intended to keep smut from children, does not violate the First Amendment even though it shuts off some legitimate, informational Web sites, the court held. The court said because libraries can disable the filters for any patrons who ask, the system is not too burdensome.

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Court of Common Sense

I feel for the Supreme Court Justices. It is such a shame that a lifetime of work for them comes down to decisions of common sense in the new Age of Information such as the Library Child Porn Filter Law that they ruled today is OK but for someone that is not a child can simply ask to have the Child Porn Filters turned off. Why couldn't the Law Makers, Politicians. Law Enforcement and everyone else in power positions over the people make that simple distinction between a Child and an Adult. So sad.

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We had a discussion about this over a year ago in OT.

To everyone who disagreed with me I'd just like to say...I freakin told you so...again.

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