High Court Backs Internet-Porn Filters in Public Libraries The Supreme Court upholds a federal law requiring libraries that receive federal funding to install Internet filters blocking pornography. The American Library Association says the Children's Internet Protection Act amounts to censorship. It also predicts many libraries will give up federal subsidies rather than accept the ruling. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.
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High Court Backs Internet-Porn Filters in Public Libraries

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High Court Backs Internet-Porn Filters in Public Libraries

High Court Backs Internet-Porn Filters in Public Libraries

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The Supreme Court upholds a federal law requiring libraries that receive federal funding to install Internet filters blocking pornography. The American Library Association says the Children's Internet Protection Act amounts to censorship. It also predicts many libraries will give up federal subsidies rather than accept the ruling. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.