Censoring GNU Emacs
describes how the Communications Decency Act required
the GNU Project to censor GNU Emacs--and how this paradoxically
had the opposite of the effect that the censors wanted.
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You can read *the
June 1996 appeals court decision
rejecting censorship of the Internet. But remember, this decision
is not final! First, the Supreme Court will agree or disagree;
then Congress gets a chance to look for another method of censorship.