CENSORSHIP Brooke Gladstone, Chloe Newman, Josh Glagola, Siri Ramos, Marielle Saums
US Government Opinion • Internet censorship is neither regulated nor unregulated • Government wishes to regulate: • Child protection and morality • National Security • Intellectual Property • Computer Security
US Government Opinion • Laws passed by Congress: • Communications Decency Act (CDA) • Child Online Protection Act (COPA) • Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) • All have been deemed void due to violations of the 1st Amendment’s right to free speech Works Cited: Deibert, Robert (2008). Access Denied: the Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. “Children’s Internet Protection Act.” http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/cipa.html Children’s Internet Protection Act. September 7, 2009. “The Internet Censorship FAQ.” http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/cipa.html September 7, 2009.