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    The ACLU and the Child Online Protection Act The Child Online Protection Act (COPA) was approved by Congress on August 16, 1998. It is the purpose of this essay to demonstrate how the ACLU destroyed this family-oriented act. Immediately after COPA was signed by the President, the American Civil Liberties Union and a coalition of groups representing publishers, Internet Service Providers, journalists, and the technology industry challenged the law in the United States District Court for the

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    Federal Judge, Lowell Reed, of Pennsylvania.  Reed had the opportunity to evaluate and rule upon the Children's Online Protection Act (COPA), Congress' second attempt to regulate content on the Internet1.  Judge Reed rejected this act on grounds that it was in direct violation of the first Amendment.  He argued that "the first Amendment was designed to prevent the majority, through acts of the Congress, from silencing those who would express unpopular or unconventional views" (speech1).  Reed continued

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    Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) are to give protection for children who are accessing the internet. There are requirements and protective information for both COPPA and CIPA. Both acts are similar and different in ways to protect children but needed to be done with two acts. There are challenging elements with the COPPA and CIPA to implement in order to be compliant with the acts. There are reasons for the acts to define protection for different

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    deals with a challenge to the Child Online Protection Act (COPA), which Congress passed in 1998. The law, which is the subject of this essay, attempts to protect minors from exposure to Internet pornography by requiring that commercial adult websites containing "indecent" material that is "harmful to minors" use age-verification mechanisms such as credit cards or adult identification numbers.(Child) An earlier version of the law -- the 1996 Communications Decency Act -- was struck down as an unconstitutional

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    The Threat of Censorship

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    Communications Decency Act (CDA), theChild Online Protection Act (COPA) and the Children’s Internet Protection Act(CIPA). The bills were introduced oneafter the other due to the subsequent court rulings stating themunconstitutional. The continuousintroduction of Internet censorship bills and their subsequent passingdemonstrates that a large moveme... ... middle of paper ... ...n’s Internet Protection Act.” 106th Cong., 1st sess. SRept.: 1999 http://www.ifea.net/cipa.html . This Act attempts to

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    Internet Censorship and Government Regulation

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    information away from the citizens ... ... middle of paper ... ....d. Web. 12 May 2014. . Redwin, Breanna. "A Look at the Pros and Cons of Censorship." Suite. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2014. . Saad, Lydia. "In U.S., Online Education Rated Best for Value and Options." In U.S., Online Education Rated Best for Value and Options. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 May 2014. . Today, Usa. "Top 10 Internet-censored countries." USA Today. Gannett, 5 Feb. 2014. Web. 18 May 2014. . Wark , Robin. "Should Governments Regulate

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    Censorship in Libraries and Schools

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    libraries doing to help prevent children form looking at such material? These are all issues that will be discussed in the next few paragraphs, along with my opinions on the matter. Body In 1998 there was a law passed, called the Child Online Protection Act, which "made it a federal crime for commercial Web sites to make available to minors materials that are harmful to minors, as judged by community standards". The sites that were considered harmful to minors had to get proof of age from the

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    parental guidance

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    Parental guidance. You hear it all the time in our world, “Be safe online, don’t go online without a parents permission, and internet safety.” We hear this on a daily basis, it’s the world we live in now. Younger kids are on social media, Like Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, and so many more sites, according to an online poll [www.statisticbrain.com/social-networking-statistics], 58% of people have some form of social interaction online. and 73% of teens have social media. [http://www.netsmartz.org/safety/statistics]

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    Sexually Violent Offenders Act. The Jacob Wetterling Act enacted, in 1994 "establishes guidelines for states to track sex offenders. The Act also "required states to track sex offenders by confirming their place of residence annually for ten years after their release into the community or quarterly for the rest of their life if the sex offender was convicted of a violent sex crime." (Office of Justice

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    The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 was established because an American boy was abducted form a Florida shopping mall and was later found murdered. The act was signed into law by George W. Bush on July 27, 2006. This act is established to protect children from sexual exploitation and violent crime to prevent child abuse and child pornography to promote internet safety. This act is also known as the sex offender registration and notification act. It was established with the intention

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