CIPA - the Supply Side

Bryan Nichols has written a very funny and perceptive piece on the CIPA as a Machiavellian cure for our current ersatz economic recession. He writes for the online version of the Iowa State Daily.

He notes: \"Congress... is using CIPA as a way to get out of our current economic slump.\" ...everyone has an interest in getting cheaper, better, faster pornography. The Internet is perfect for this. In fact, according to CNN, 37 percent of Internet users access pornographic sites...

Bryan Nichols has written a very funny and perceptive piece on the CIPA as a Machiavellian cure for our current ersatz economic recession. He writes for the online version of the Iowa State Daily.

He notes: \"Congress... is using CIPA as a way to get out of our current economic slump.\" ...everyone has an interest in getting cheaper, better, faster pornography. The Internet is perfect for this. In fact, according to CNN, 37 percent of Internet users access pornographic sites...

The best and brightest will quickly go to work figuring out new ways to get porn. And just as with computers, VCRs, the Internet, etc., society will climb on the back of these pornographic Columbuses and ride them to a dynamic new economy.

Congress obviously predicted this sort of technological adaptation, and likewise predicted it would be a perfect way to improve the economic downturn. So Congress, even though it usually appears to be stupid and misinformed, has apparently been pulling the wool over all of our eyes.

see:
http://news.excite.com/news/uw/010322/university-201

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