E-Commerce Times reports that when the House of Representatives passed the Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA), the rationale was to keep children and teenagers away from potentially dangerous social networking sites, which have became havens for pedophiles and other predators. The bill would restrict access to these sites at schools and libraries that receive federal funding. However, some opponents think that this act is overly broad, as youths could just access these sites from home. In addition, opponents fear that it could restrict access to legitimate and useful websites. The act would ban any web site (no sites were listed specifically) that allows users to create profiles, and then enables communication between them. Bernadette Murphy, a spokesman for the American Library Association thinks that this is a “bad piece of legislation.” She adds: “Basically anything that allows a two-way conversation, such as posting to a blog or sending an e-mail, falls under DOPA.” …