TITLE

Who can push the censor button? Should anyone?

AUTHOR(S)
McMullen, John F.
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Westchester County Business Journal;02/15/99, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with censorship on the Internet in the United States. America Online's suspension of postings to a discussion topic about Irish heritage; Criticisms from both sides; Online subscriber base of America Online.
ACCESSION #
1597580

 

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