Wednesday, September 12, 2012

COPA legal analysis would apply to minors and cell phone Internet access, where parental monitoring is more difficult

On Tuesday, the Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak about the access minors have to pornography from their cell phones. 

It’s not apparent right now that the legal or constitutional issues would be any different from those with COPA with respect to Internet access on regular personal computers and laptops.

Screening, however, might be much harder for parents to control, than it is on a “family computer.”

The story (which gets into the social consequences of prostitution and trafficking) is here.

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