May 31, 2002
Supreme Court to Hear Web Blocking Case
ACLU Optimistic That Lower Court Victory Will Be Upheld
U.S. v. American Library Association, et. al.
The Supreme Court November 11 agreed to hear the government's appeal of a ruling that the Children's Internet Protection Act is unconstitutional. The law would require that any library receiving certain forms of federal aid install "Web blocking" programs that censor a wide range of valuable material for adults and minors. More...
CIPA challenge documents
Examples of Wrongly Blocked Web Sites
ACLU Special Reports
Plaintiffs' Legal Team:
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