Old Freedoms and New Technologies: The Evolution of Community Networking by Jay Weston -- A speech delivered at the Free Speech and Privacy in the Information Age Symposium at the University of Waterloo, Canada, November 26, 1994.
Child Safety on the Information Highway -- Balanced advice for parents produced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Interactive Services Association, USA. "Although there have been some highly publicized cases of abuse involving computers, reported cases are relatively infrequent. ... To tell children to stop using these services would be like telling them to forgo attending college because students are sometimes victimized on campus. A better strategy would be for children to learn how to be "street smart" in order to better safeguard themselves in any potentially dangerous situation."
Internet Parental Control Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -- A document to "assist parents, legislators, educators, and the public in learning what is available to you *today*" to protect children, compiled by Voters Telecom Watch (VTW).
Protecting Our Children From the Internet (and the World) -- This journal tires to emphasize guidance rather than censorship on the internet. "We select sites which support our curriculum. We point our students toward developmentally appropriate information. And we permit them latitude if their parents request it." It relates the internet to real life and discusses reasons for letting children and parents regulate themselves.
Text from CEO of CompuServe -- Discusses CompuServe's Parental Controls Center (GO CONTROLS), a new area on the CompuServe Information Service that provides information and "state-of-the-art tools" that let parents restrict access to content they think is inappropriate for their family.
Developing Dragons by James M. Kennedy -- This artical discusses tradition of licensing and Hollywood's resistance to changing policies. It also talks about the quality of what is available to the general public, "choosing content over technology."
Intellectual Property Magazine --A quarterly online magazine that discusses issues in law and policy for high technology.
Parental Empowerment, Child Protection, & Free Speech... -- Interactive Working Group Report to USA's Senator Leahy, 24 Jul 95.