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Republicans: Government Should Censor the Web

Should the government be restricting the Web sites we surf? Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick thinks so. According to a news report yesterday, he and fellow Republicans want to extend federal laws that will prevent minors from accessing social-networking sites, such as...

Ultimately, if legislators insist on intervening, a more sensible approach is to function like good security analysts and take a "default deny" posture. Minors would be prevented from visiting social-networking sites from school or library computers by default until their parents have signed some kind of waiver granting them such access. At least in this way the ultimate decision around our children's education will rest in our hands and not in those of Mr. Fitzpatrick.

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