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New York Public Library: Out of Touch with the Public and the Law

A fistfight between an impatient person and a porn-viewing patron at the Brooklyn Public Library has reignited an old debate regarding whether adults should have free and easy access to hardcore pornography, or illegal adult pornography, known under the law as obscenity, at their local public library.  A spokesperson for the library has explained that …

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Porn Is Not Glamorous

White Ribbon Against Pornography Week begins Sunday, October 31, 2010 and runs through Sunday, November 7th, 2010. The White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) movement is intended to educate the public about the extent of the pornography problem and about what can legally be done to fight back against the flood tide of obscenity. If you …

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The COPA Commission Report: 10 Years Later

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of the release of the COPA Commission Report, the first significant report that identified key methods to help reduce minors’ access to harmful material online.  The Commission, upon which I served, reinforced the strategy for Internet safety that has been recommended by EIE since 1994: we all must play …

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