Additional Resources

Children’s Internet Protection Act and the Neighborhood Internet Protection Act, as contained in Public Law 106-554 Available at: http://www.ala.org/cipa/Law.PDF

CIPA’s Internet Filter Software Mandate Takes Effect.” Brian Matross. InternetLawJournal.com. June 3, 2001. Available at: http://www.tilj.com/content/ecomheadline06030101.htm

Digital Chaperones for Kids: Which Internet Filters Protect the Best? Which Get in the Way?” Consumer Reports Online. March 2001. Available at: http://www.consumerreports.org

Filth, Filtering, and the First Amendment: Ruminations on Public Libraries’ Use of Internet Filtering Software” Bernard Bell. Federal Communications Law Journal. March, 2001.

Fahrenheit 451.2: Is Cyberspace Burning? How Rating and Blocking Proposals May Torch Free Speech on the Internet.” Ann Beeson, et al. American Civil Liberties Union. 1997 Available at: http://www.aclu.org/issues/cyber/burning.html

The Internet Filter Farce.” Geoffrey Nunberg. The American Prospect. Volume 12, Issue 1. January 1-15, 2001.

Organizations

American Library Association (ALA)

1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Ste. 403
Washington, DC 20004 USA
Phone: (202) 628-8410
Fax: (202) 628-8419
URL: http://www.ala.org/cipa/
Primary Contact: Emily Sheketoff, Exec. Dir.
Washington Office

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, New York 10004 USA
Phone: (212) 549-2500
URL: http://www.aclu.org
Primary Contact: Nadine Strossen, Pres.

American Family Association

P.O. Box 2440
Tupelo, MS 38803 USA
Phone: (662) 844-5036
Fax: (662) 842-7798
URL: http://www.afa.net
Primary Contact: Donald E. Wildmon, Pres.

Electronic Frontier Foundation

454 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 USA
Phone: (415) 436-9333
Fax: (415) 436-9993
URL: http://www.eff.org
Primary Contact: Brad Templeton, Chm.