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With such a large number of people
connected to the Internet, concerns for the safety of viewers have
arisen, especially in the area of adult pornography. Many of the
people who oppose adult pornography have advocated a law requiring
Internet filters that restrict access to all pornographic material on
the Internet. However, a law that requires Internet filters for all
citizens are not the best solutions because there is insufficient
justification to implement them and that many problems would occur
from their implementation.
The filtering of adult pornography on the Internet is not justifiable
for a myriad of different reasons. First, children can be protected
from accidentally viewing pornography through more convenient
solutions than a law requiring Internet filters. Secondly, there is
insufficient evidence showing the negative effects of adult
pornography on the adult population to warrant an Internet filter that
restricts all Internet pornography websites. Thirdly, the first
amendment rights given to every ci…
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Wade, Keith. “The Government Should Not Regulate Internet
Pornography.” . Feb. 2000: Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. 10
Mar. 2004.