For the second time, a federal appeals court has ruled that a law meant to keep internet pornography away from children is unconstitutional.

In a 59-page opinion issued March 6, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said the Child Online Protection Act (COPA), which barred web page operators from posting information inappropriate for minors unless they restricted their sites to adults only, improperly restricted free speech.

The court said that in practice, the law made it too difficult for adults to view material protected by the First

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