In the wake of a Supreme Court ruling siding with the federal government on the issue of internet filtering, the American Library Association (ALA) and other free-speech advocacy groups are calling for makers of filtering software to fully disclose which sites their products block, who is making these decisions, and what criteria they are using.

"The public library is the No. 1 access point for online information for those who do not have internet access at home or at work," the ALA said in a statement. "We believe [these people] must have equal access to...

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