Va LIBs – Mandatory Net Filter Bill Introduced writes “Lawmakers in Virginia will consider legislation that would require all public libraries to install filters on computers that would screen out sexually explicit Web sites.
The bill is part of the Family Foundation’s legislative agenda for this year’s session, which begins tomorrow. The bill is similar to federal law that mandates that public libraries put blocking technology on computers as a condition for receiving federal money. The U.S. Supreme Court in 2003 upheld the use of anti-pornography Internet filters in public libraries. The and have more.