TITLE

Getting in on the act

AUTHOR(S)
T.B.
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Entertainment Weekly;3/22/96, Issue 319, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the opposition of several organizations to the Communications Decency Act designed to censor obscene materials on the Internet. American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against the government alleging that the act is unconstitutional; Dave Winer's launching of a World Wide Web site called 24 Hours of Democracy, a collection of essays on freedom.
ACCESSION #
9603264313

 

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