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Clinton, GOP Compromise On Net Filtering Print E-mail
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Source: Computer User - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Privacy Although the government spending bill carrying a clause requiring Internet filtering on school and library computers that are federally funded is wrapped up in partisan melees, the White House and Republican lawmakers appear to have reached common ground on the filtering . . . Although the government spending bill carrying a clause requiring Internet filtering on school and library computers that are federally funded is wrapped up in partisan melees, the White House and Republican lawmakers appear to have reached common ground on the filtering question.

If the spending bill passes Congress and is signed into law, it would mark the dawn of required Internet information-blocking technology in exchange for federal dollars, which has outraged free speech groups, and stands in some contrast to a congressional panel's recent recommendation.

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