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WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which coordinates and oversees the creation of Web addresses, announced today that it has approved the creation of a .xxx suffix for websites with pornographic content.
On Wednesday, the government lost its final attempt to revive a federal law intended to protect children from sexual material and other objectionable content on the Internet.
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court struck down a 1998 law proposed to protect children from sexual and objectionable material on the Internet calling the law unconstitutional.
Parents today are more concerned about online predators than racy pictures, said University of Pennsylvania law professor Polk Wagner, who teaches intellectual property.
The Senate Judiciary Committee's top Democrat asked Attorney General Alberto Gonzales what steps are being taken to protect Americans' privacy rights as the Justice Department demands information about Internet searches.
Right-to-privacy groups said on Friday an attempt by the Bush administration to force Google Inc. to turn over a broad range of materials from its databases set a dangerous precedent that should worry all Americans.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc. has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Justice Department to turn over a database of search terms as part of a government probe of online pornography but Google rejected the demand as overreaching by the government. In a Wednesday filing in the U.S.
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