FC: Philly dispatch: Photos from courthouse, CIPA trial goes blue

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Tue Mar 26 2002 - 21:53:55 PST

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    Photos from the courthouse today:
    Politech archive on CIPA (the federal filtering law in question):
        Porn-Filter Trial Gets Raunchy
        By Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
        2:00 a.m. March 26, 2002 PST
        PHILADELPHIA -- Raunchy depictions of explicit sex punctuated a trial
        over library filtering on Monday when government attorneys argued the
        images were unsuitable for display on public terminals.
        As part of its attempt to defend a library-filtering law from a legal
        challenge, the U.S. Justice Department unveiled a thick black binder
        stuffed with color printouts from sex sites.
        Government attorney Tim Zick asked a librarian testifying in
        opposition to the law, 59-year-old Candace Morgan, to page through the
        images and say whether visitors to her public library would be
        permitted to view them.
        "Is it your testimony that I have the right to look at these
        websites?" Zick asked.
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