Government lawyers tried on June 10 to revive a 1998 law designed to keep online pornography from children, amid objections that it is significantly outdated and blocks too much legal speech while having no effect on content posted from overseas.


 


The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges hearing the case questioned the law's effectiveness, given estimates that half of all online porn is posted overseas, beyond the reach of U.S. law.



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