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Wired: ACLU's Filter Appeal Rejected

Apr 13, 2000, 22:34 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Declan McCullagh)

"A federal judge in Boston has rejected the ACLU's request to reconsider his ruling in a case over the Cyber Patrol filtering software, setting the stage for a lengthy battle before an appeals court...."

"Ideas bear consequences, fruitful and also destructive," Harrington wrote. "The pernicious idea that all men are not created equal is the philosophic basis which incites the degradations of slavery and the genocidal slaughter of the Holocaust."

"Parents, he wrote, have the right to "screen and, thus, prevent noxious and insidious ideas from corrupting their children's fertile and formative minds."

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