Filtering The Ottawa Public Library

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 01/28/2003 - 13:28
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Gary Deane sent over 2 opposing viewpoints on filtering at Ottawa\'s public libraries.

Keep the porn away from kids says The Ottawa Public Library is right to protect free access to information through the Internet.

But the library must also ensure that its premises and computers don\'t simply become vehicles for the viewing of sexually explicit images.

Filtering Internet a \'slipperly slope, says Restricting Internet access at Ottawa\'s public libraries would be the start of a \"slippery slope\" toward restricting intellectual freedom.