March 22, 2007

"COPA" Internet Censorship Law Loses Again

[Pure echo. Ready, set, pundit!]

As expected, the COPA ("Child Online Protection Act") decision found against the censorship effort:

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge on Thursday dealt another blow to government efforts to control Internet pornography, striking down a 1998 U.S. law that makes it a crime for commercial Web site operators to let children access "harmful" material.

More later.

[ Update: COPA decision full text]

By Seth Finkelstein | posted in copa | on March 22, 2007 09:01 AM (Infothought permalink)
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