TITLE

NET GAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Chapman, Gary
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;7/31/95, Vol. 213 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Communications Decency Act proposed by Senator James Exon of Nebraska in 1995. Criticisms on the legislative bill; Features of Internet which hindered the approval and implementation of the censorship bill; Implications of the opposition of the government to the bill for the national culture of the country.
ACCESSION #
9507300689

 

Related Articles

  • THE USA PATRIOT ACT: COMING TO TERMS WITH SILENCED VOICES. Gronbeck, Bruce E. // Javnost-The Public;2004, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p37 

    Domestic and international issues of the 1990s form an incendiary combination of controversies that heightened American fears, anger, and sensitivity to the politics of difference and provide the background for the passing of the Patriot Act of 2001. The author argues that censorship occurs with...

  • Softer law isn't the answer to ensuring freedom of speech. De freitas, Ian // New Media Age;10/21/2004, p18 

    This article reflects on the laws concerning free speech in Great Britain and its impact on Internet publishing. The traditional media in this country face one of the most restrictive legal regimes in the world. Defamation laws have always posed a problem, and now privacy is becoming...

  • Record-Content Bills Resisted. Holland, Bill // Billboard;03/20/99, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p92 

    Focuses on the controversy over a series of bills introduced in United States state legislatures across the country that would target buyers or sellers of sound recordings with explicit sexual or violent content. Several record industry groups and First Amendment allies that are fighting the...

  • Indecency Bill Faces Hurdles. Holland, Bill // Billboard;4/3/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 14, p1 

    Reports on the bill proposed by U.S. Senate lawmakers in 2004 that would fine broadcast outlets for indecency. Obstacles to the approval of the bill; Opposition of rock-radio listeners to the government regulation of on-air speech; Comparison of the Senate and House versions of the bill;...

  • Freedom of the press how far does it go? Wilson, Mike // Cobblestone;Jan1999, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2 

    Focuses on the Bill of Rights' First Amendment, the law governing the freedom of speech in the United States. Limitations of the bill; Kinds of publication protected by the bill; Stories published during the 1960s.

  • Business' Right to Free Speech Imperiled. Sterling, M. David // San Diego Business Journal;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p54 

    Focuses on the amendment of free speech protection for several commercial enterprises in California. Effects of the fluctuation of dollar exchange rate in the business industry; Details on the rights of the firms to question several public policies; Provisions of the bill.

  • Congress needs to pass anti-SLAPP legislation. McNamara, Paul // Network World;6/7/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p42 

    The article focuses on the anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) legislation that will provide protection to free speech rights from unworthy legal revenge by businesses.

  • Tired of a 'glamorous' life. Ivanov, Mikhail // Russian Life;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p64 

    Focuses on the legislation of the bill limiting the rights of the Russian to exercise freedom of speech. Assessment on the correct usage of the language; Adoption of the foreign words; Disadvantage of inventing different words.

  • Cyberspeech on Trial. Cohen, Adam // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/15/1999, Issue 7, p28 

    Reports the results of two legal cases involving free speech on the Internet. Ruling in Portland, Oregon, that the website called the Nuremberg Files illegally incited violence against abortion providers; Ruling in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, court that blocked enforcement of the Child Online...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics