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ACLU on Why Child Online Protection Act was Unconstitutional

| by The ACLU

Protecting Children and Free Speech Online

In this video, the ACLU explains how it was able to prove the Child Online Protection Act was unconstitutional.

When obscene speech and child pornography are already illegal online, what else is harmful to minors? Who decides? Watch Chris Hansen of the ACLU First Amendment Group explain the nuances of the Child Online Protection Act, which was declared unconstitutional when the Supreme Court refused to hear further appeals in January 2009.

For more information, visit www.aclu.org/copa.

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