Not so naughty

Chapman, Gary
July 1995
New Republic;7/31/95, Vol. 213 Issue 5, p11
Comments on a cover story in the July 3, 1995 issue of "Time" by Philip Elmer-Dewitt which was based on a study of the prevalence of pornography on the Internet. Influence generated by the study; Flaws of the study; Criticisms on the source of data assessed by the researchers involved in the study.


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