Articles Tagged Childrens Internet Protection Act

Alan E. Garfield, Protecting Children from Speech

57 Fla. L. Rev. 565 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The notion that children need to be sheltered from inappropriate speech long predates Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” or Bono’s expletive-enhanced acceptance of a Golden Globe. Plato expressed concern about youths’ impressionable minds 2300 years ago, stressing that the tales the “young first hear […]

Janelle A. Weber, The Spending Clause: Funding a Filth-Free Internet or Filtering out the First Amendment?

56 Fla. L. Rev. 471 (2004) | | | | TEXT :: The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) sets conditions on public libraries’ receipt of federal financial assistance for Internet access. Under CIPA, libraries must install filters on all of their Internet-connected computers to help block obscene and pornographic images and prevent minors from accessing […]