Free Speech and the 1st Amendment Readings: February 5, 2001

Title: Free-Speech Advocates Fight Filtering Software in Public Schools
Author: Carl S. Kaplan
Date: January 19, 2001
Source: New York Times
Abstract: Working alongside the ACLU and People for the American Way Foundation, librarians battle with the government about content filters required by the Children's Internet Protection Act and Communications Decency Act.
Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2001/01/19/technology/19CYBERLAW.html (Subscription Required)

Title: Librarians Sue U.S. Over Internet Censorship
Author: Catherine Par
Date: January 19, 2001
Source: NewsFactor Network
Abstract: First amendment issues, yes, but also a debate about who would pay for it: the states or the federal government?
Link: http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/6838.html