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FYI: Filter für Erwachsene unrechtmaessig
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- Date: Tue, 24 Nov 1998 10:24:25 +0100
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Im ersten Verfahren zum Them entschied gestern ein US-Richter,
daß Filter *für Erwachsene* in Bibliotheken unrechtmäßig sind.
Loudoun County's decision to install blocking programs "offends the
guarantee of free speech in the First Amendment," said District Judge
Leonie Brinkema, who ordered the library to yank the software from its
Brinkema, a former librarian, ruled that not only was the library's
decision to install X-Stop "an unconstitutional prior restraint," but
that the software restricted non-pornographic sites, such as the Safer
Ken Bass, an attorney defending the county, said that since Brinkema
only ruled on library regulations that apply to adults, restrictions
for minors would be OK. "If this were a policy that applied only to
minors, that would be a different case," he said.
The only real truth: There is always a 'next bug'.