Congress passes “Deleting Online Predators Act”

The vote was ridiculously one-sided: 420 in favor to 15 against. Not surprising, as we have an election coming up and nobody wants to have to explain the nuances of the effects of technology legislation on personal freedoms while their opponent paints them as being soft on child predators.

Here’s an analysis from Andy Carvin. Time to get on the phone to your senator if you want kids to be able to use interactive web sites, blogs, or wikis in school or the library.

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