Failure to hand over certain logs that track the wanderings of school computer users on the world wide web--including records showing attempts to visit sexually oriented or other banned sites--could result in a criminal investigation by a county district attorney in Utah. The target of the probe: the Utah Education Network (UEN), a public/private consortium that provides internet service to Utah's K-12 schools districts.

In April, Michael Sims, an anti-censorship internet activist, filed for access to the school computer logs under Utah's sunshine law. He wanted to check what web sites were being blocked by


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