Internet Censorship Laws

Internet and the kind of information it gives an access to became a very hot topic over the past couple of years. All we hear these days is government trying to pass some kind of new laws to limit our ability to access any kind of information we want.
Some time ago the government of United States successfully passed the law known as the Communication Decency Act. Luckily for us, that law was found illegal later by the Supreme Court and taken down. The law was severely limiting our freedom of speech on the Internet.
The reason for the most of the laws of that kind is the pornography on the net. I agree with the people who try to pass those laws in that the child pornography is not ...

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Germany, Great Britain, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and all others pass those kind of lows the pornography won't be stopped.
Also I don't believe that pornography does as much harm as most people think. There are still a lot of movies out there with sexual scenes in them, and there are all those magazines, which are all over most of the grocery stores. So the Internet is not the only source of the pornography, even though it is the easiest to access one. Also the problem, or maybe the good of the Internet is that it is very hard to see the difference between the adult person and the child. Most of the porn sites make it so that the users coming to their site must agree to some of the rules. For example they must state that they are older then 18 before entering the site. Other sites try to protect the content from the kids by having the adults enter the credit card numbers - the numbers which children can't have. But then again, there is no problem in finding the fake credit card ...

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Added: 10/15/2004 01:03:01 PM
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