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An editorial in the Santa Cruz Sentinel ponders the whys and wherefors of patrons free access to information following the arrest of a porn viewer at the Cabrillo College Library.
The short piece concludes thusly, "Anne Turner, director of the city-county library system, summed it up best: "Free access of information is more valuable than the chance that somebody would see porn".
Freedom of information isn't always pretty, and it's also not without its risks. But in a free society, there will always be risk and imperfection."