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  • Internet User
    704 words
    Most of us have used it. Most of us find it useful, Some of us find it entertaining. Some of us find it offensive. It is the Internet. The Internet has dramatically changed our society. It brings together people and their ideas from all around the world in a short amount of time. It is expanding daily to allow new ideas and thought's to be transmitted quickly and easily with the single click of a button. One can find information on almost any subject there. Yet many people are trying to censor i...
  • Parents Censorship On The Internet
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    Should the Internet be censored Should the Internet be censored This is a sticky question; no matter what answer you give to this question there will always be a valid argument in response to your answer. There are lots of arguments in the answer I found doing the research I did. The United States is not the only country with this problem. Because, remember now the Internet is worldwide and it involves every single country in the world. If a person thinks the Internet should be censored then the...
  • Board Blocks Student Access To Web Sites
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    Should the Internet be censored Censorship on the Internet is a very controversial issue. Many agree that censoring violates the First Amendment of free speech. Yet many also believe that it is the governments duty to censor to protect children and teenagers. The EFA (Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc.) is an organization against Internet censorship. The EFAs goals are to advocate the amendment of laws and regulations in Australia and elsewhere which restrict free speech... and to educate the c...
  • Parental Control Of Internet Material
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    As a professional Internet publisher and avid user of the Internet, I have become concerned with laws like the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA) that censor free speech on the Internet. By approving the CDA, Congress has established a precedent which condones censorship regulations for the Internet similar to those that exist for traditional broadcast media. Treating the Internet like broadcast media is a grave mistake because the Internet is unlike any information medium that has been cr...
  • Article About Internet Censoring Software
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    Jeremy YorwarthENL 111 5.3 December 9, 2000 Censorship of the Internet 'We should demand that all public schools and libraries install and configure Internet Filters. ' This statement shows how Jeffery Pollock, a candidate for the 3rd Congressional District seat in Oregon, views the Internet. Unfortunately for him, the one thing that he ranted and raved about was the one thing that gave him an unfair disadvantage in the in the upcoming elections. (Blind Ballots) Cyber Patrol, One of the leading ...
  • Major Problems With Internet Censorship Software
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    I work at Info west, Utah's second largest Internet service provider, where I am a server administrator and webmaster. I frequently handle customer service questions, especially when our technicians are indisposed on other phone calls. I have frequently received calls like this one: Caller: Why can t I access the web site web My browser says it is blocked! LM: Do you subscribe to our XStop service Caller: Yes. LM: Let me check the site. (I check the CNN web site for any reason why our censorship...
  • Regulation Adjustments To Censor The Internet
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    Should the Internet be censored? From colonial times to the present, the media in America has been subject to censorship challenges and regulations. The Internet has become a vast sea of opportunity. Everyone is seizing the moment. The good and the bad of society have reduced the meaning of the Internet. Menace threatens each onlooker, as people browse the many pages of Cyberspace. As the new technological advances help to shape our society, one cannot help but think of the dangers waiting to pr...
  • Internet Freedom And Child Protection Act
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    Everyone has heard of the Internet and how it is going to help set the world free. The Internet is the fastest growing form of communication and is becoming more and more commonplace in the average American home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site e Bay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are making even more plans to expand their business to the Inte...
  • Censorship Issue On The Net
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    Censorship on the Internet Five years after the first world wide web was launched at the end of 1991, The Internet has become very popular in the United States. Although President Clinton already signed the 1996 Telecommunication ActI on Thursday Feb 8, 1996, the censorship issue on the net still remains unresolved. In fact, censorship in cyberspace is unconscionable and impossible. Trying to censor the Internet its problematic because the net is an international issue, there is no standard for ...
  • Impossible To Censor The Internet
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    Censorship - the act or policy of censoring. To censoring - to examine, control, delete or omit the content of. (Words myth English Dictionary-Thesaurus, 1998) This is the official definition of the censorship, as people know it. It is important to concentrate on the deleting part, because in 1994, after the APRA NET was turned off and the Internet became a public commercial network, people started to worry about decency of the World Wide Web. So, the U.S. Congress issued several bills (such as ...
  • Internet Service Providers
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    Internet Censorship There is a growing debate about censoring the internet. Some people think that the internet is protected under the first ammendment and cannot be censored. Others think that some of the material that is on the net needs to be filtered and regulated. The word censorship is defined as examining any material and prohibiting what is objectionable, according to Webster's II dictionary. Censoring the internet is a violation of the first ammendment rights of every citizen in the Uni...
  • Bad The Internet
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    It's a cold December morning and the men are all settled in the room arguing their own cases. They knew they were on the edge of greatness, but they didn t know just how great an impact what they were doing would have on the world. Sadly, they would also never get to see its true consequences in their lifetimes. Still, they trudged on through the tedious task of drafting up a Bill of Rights that would promise certain freedoms to all men within this new country that they had founded. All men with...
  • Censorship Of The Internet
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    Internet Censorship What is censorship Many people view censorship as having many different meanings. However, it could be the act or process of censoring, the office or authority of a censor, or even a policy of censoring. Since censorship is a word of many meanings, in its broadest sense it refers to suppression of information, ideas, or artistic expression by anyone. "In its narrower, more legalistic sense, censorship means only the prevention by official government action of the circulation ...
  • Media Censor The Net
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    Can you imagine a place where expressing your own opinion is not allowed Picture not being able to research a topic of your interest. Can you imagine a place where you can get penalized for your choice of words Can you imagine living in a society that prohibits you from expressing yourself the way you like Well, if you live in a democratic society, you probably cannot imagine living under such strict laws. In a democratic society, freedom of speech is necessary because a democratic government is...
  • Parental Control Of Internet Material
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    Should it be illegal to publish literature with "indecent' content on the Internet but perfectly legal to publish that same work in print? This question has spawned the debate over Internet censorship, which is currently raging in the United States Congress as well as in other political forums around the world. The question as to whether the Internet should be censored will continue to be debated for many years to come. As with any political topic, the debate over Internet censorship has its ext...
  • Censorship Of The Internet In Congress
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    Internet Censorship It has been two-hundred and nine years since the Bill of Rights was ratified. I doubt that our Founding Fathers ever imagined the changes that would come over our country. Although the Constitution has held up through the years, it cannot be argued that in the last fifty years especially, issues come up daily that seem to test the strength and integrity of our sacred Constitution. The Internet, for example, has caused more controversy than anything we have ever seen. The bigg...

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