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  • Accessibility Of The Magazine
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    Pornography Censorship The idea of censorship is nothing new to the American people. Censorship has been controversial since I can ever remember. The issue is so delicate because censorship by definition infringes on peoples First Amendment rights. Usually when that phrase is used, controversy follows quite closely. Pornography is another hotly debated issue. Parents have long wanted stricter laws to help prohibit young children getting a hold of magazines, videos and other pornographic material...
  • Children Internet Access And Computer Skills
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    The Internet links people together via computer terminals and telephone lines (and in some cases wireless radio connections) in a web of networks and shared software. This allows users to communicate with one another wherever they are in the "net". This Internet link began as the United States military project Agency Network Advanced Research (ARPANET) during the Vietnam War in 1969. It was developed by the United States Department of Defense's (DOD) research people in conjunction with various c...
  • Internet Users Reside In North America
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    Is the Internet really a Global phenomenon Since the beginning of time, mankind has been involved in a never-ending quest to learn more about the world in which he lives. Our natural curiosity leads us to question everything and investigate the way in which the world around us works. Human beings also have a natural tendency to want to explore and see things in the world around them which they have never seen before. It is in that sense that the Internet is a perfect extension of human nature. I...
  • Bbs's Offer Callers Access To Adult Material
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    Improving Cyberspace Improving CyberspacebyJason Crandall Honors English Research Paper 26 February 1996 Thesis: Though governments cannot physically regulate the Internet, cyberspace needs regulations to prevent illegal activity, the destruction of morals, and child access to pornography. I. Introduction. II. Illegal activity online costs America millions and hurts our economy. A. It is impossible for our government to physically regulate cyberspace. 1. One government cannot regulate the Intern...
  • Major Distribution Of Smut Pictures
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    After threatening the Communications Decency Act (1) with veto's of the past versions, President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law on February 8, 1996. Before hand, congress approved the largest change of the nations communications laws in 62 years. One of the largest controversial topics included in the bill is the censorship of pornography, which now is a strenuously enforced crime of distributing knowingly to children under 18. The congress overwhelmingly passed the bill with a landslide ...
  • Internet Free Expression Alliance
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    The First Amendment gives American citizens the right to learn and express themselves. The American public embraces the First Amendment, but may not be aware how often this amendment is challenged by new components. The arriving challenges are all derived from power, meaning "The ability to cause others to modify their behavior and to conform to what the power holder wants". (Bardes, Shelley II, Schmidt, 9). To whom is the power allocated, who supports it, and when do people rebel against a cert...
  • Internet With Outspoken Words
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    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. (Wallace: 3) A statement from a document that a group of individuals put together to ensure their own ideas and beliefs would never change. The group of people was the forefathers of the United States of America and that documen...
  • Access To The Internet
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    Convergence of Internet with Other Technologies The Internet is a significant part of our everyday life. Ever since it was invented by the Department of Defense while the Cold Wars were still raging, during the 1970's, it had been advancing dramatically in its importance in our society (The Dynamics of Mass Communication, by Joseph R. Dominick, p. 326-327). The advantages of the Internet, which made it popular, are countless. It provides users easy and inexpensive access, allows users to communi...
  • Its Internet Usage Like Europe
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    INTERNET ACCESS IN THE WORLD When we look at the development of the Internet all around the world, we see that it is like a horse carriage. The single horse of this carriage is running at an incredible speed and is constantly pulling the carriage. Wherever the horse turns the carriage is following it because it has no other chance. In the case of the Internet, the horse is the United States. The US is constantly advancing by developing new software, creating the best infrastructure for computer ...
  • Internet Access Of Children
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    Need for Internet Censorship A forum where speech and conduct can be hard to regulate, the Internet poses serious problems when it comes to minors accessing inappropriate sites. After all, kiddies' cartoons and adult magazines are all accessed in the same way and it is this very reason that prompts some kind of control over the access and content of the Internet. The above brings to light a much debated issue - Is it the responsibility of parents or the government to implement measures to ensure...

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