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Saturday, June 01, 2002

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Free Speech Wins

Yesterday the US Supreme Court declared the Childrens Internet Protection Act Unconstitutional. But then, most of us knew that.

The victory here is significant as the court recognized that speech is protected, and librarians are not baby sitters. If your fears run to your children running to the library to view pornography, you might consider improving your parenting skills.

Spam wars

The European Union has moved forward on a Spam Ban outlining some Online Privacy Rules, most notably the 'opt-in' method of marketing. This is not perfect legislation but is moving in the right direction.

EU OKs Spam Ban, Online Privacy Rules
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Source: internetnews.com

Accessibility

A New article at Evolt by Tara Cleveland outlines Accessibility in Canada.

Accessibility Laws In Canada
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Source: Evolt.org

Joe Clark examines captioning in web software.

Eye-gouging accessibility
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Source: Joe Clark nuBlog

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Matt Haughey
Matt Haughey is one of the most elegant designers on the web. He is also the creator of Metafilter.

p i x e l v i e w - Matt Haughey
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