The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a law aimed at curbing children's access to online pornography is too broad and probably impedes upon the rights of adults to see and buy what they want on the internet.


The high court divided 5-to-4 over the Child Online Protection Act (COPA), a law passed in 1998, signed by then-President Clinton, and now backed by the Bush administration. The majority said a lower court was correct to block the law--which would have made it a crime for commercial operations to knowingly place objectionable material within the reach of

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