The Supreme Court on May 13 partly upheld a 1998 law intended to shield children from online pornography, but said there are unresolved free-speech questions that prevent the law from taking effect now.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) had challenged the Child Online Protection Act as unconstitutional, claiming that in protecting children, the law also violates the rights of adults to see or buy what they want on the internet.

A divided Supreme Court said the law's use of what it calls "community standards" to define what

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