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2010-06-25 15:53:00

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.

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2009-01-21 14:05:17

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.

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2008-07-23 09:20:00

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.

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2006-03-10 04:10:00

Parents today are more concerned about online predators than racy pictures, said University of Pennsylvania law professor Polk Wagner, who teaches intellectual property.

2006-01-25 12:10:00

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.

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2006-01-20 13:45:00

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.

2006-01-19 15:02:10

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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