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Submission + - Think of the Childrens' futures!

azuredrake writes: ""Perhaps we do the minors of this country harm if First Amendment protections, which they will with age inherit fully, are chipped away in the name of their protection," writes Senior U.S. District Judge Lowell Reed Jr. in a case striking down a 1998 internet porn law. He goes on to say that there are easier ways for parents to protect their children, such as cheap and omnipresent parental access control software, than chipping away at fundamental rights. The whole story is available from the AP at ternet_blocking (Sorry for the proprietary link, but I couldn't find it on the AP's own site.)"

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