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Computers: Internet and Freedom of Speech #612939

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 15, 1996
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(Studio: Bob Kur) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The issue of freedom of speech on the Internet examined; details given of Congressional legislation that was deemed unconstitutional by a three-judge panel in Philadelphia. [American Library Association Betty TUROCK - calls the ruling a victory for free speech.] [Anti- pornography activist Donna Rice HUGHES - hopes for a Supreme Court ruling on indecency.] The obsession by Congress and the media with the issue of smut in cyberspace noted. ["Wired" magazine Todd LAPPIN, Envirolink Joshua KNAUER - downplay the problem.]

(Studio: Bob Kur) Tomorrow's topics on "Meet the Press" outlined.

Reporter(s):
Kur, Bob;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:02:50

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