Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Internet Companies Divided on Plan to Fight Pornography

Kurt Eichenwald writes in The New York Times:

On the same day that five Internet companies announced joint efforts to combat online child pornography, some of those same companies presented somewhat less than a united front in addressing proposals on the issue being drafted in Congress.

In hearings before the oversight and investigations subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, lawmakers expressed interest in writing legislation to compel service providers to preserve identifying data about their customers' online activities for at least a year.

More here.


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