Special State Law Considerations

In the U.S., internet laws are regulated both by federal legislation as well as state law.  In the U.S., twenty-one states have internet filtering laws that apply to public schools or libraries.  The majority of these states simply require school boards or public libraries to adopt internet use policies to prevent minors from gaining access to sexually explicit, obscene or harmful materials.  However, some states also require publicly funded institutions to install filtering software on library public access terminals or school computers.


Inside Special State Law Considerations