The Regulation of Indecent but Nonobscene Computer-Mediated Expression and the First Amendment
Free Speech Yearbook
Indecency, Internet, Computer-Mediated Communication, Community Standards, Jurisdiction, Convergence, Communications Decency Act, Child Online Protection Act
The regulation of indecent but nonobscene expression on the Internet raises traditional First Amendment concerns about restrictions on content, but also adds new wrinkles to debates about community standards, jurisdiction, media convergence, and public vs. private mediated communication. These issues remain immensely important as boundaries on expression in this global medium are being worked out.
Haridakis, Paul M. (2000). The Regulation of Indecent but Nonobscene Computer-Mediated Expression and the First Amendment. Free Speech Yearbook 38(1), 34-56. doi: 10.1080/08997225.2000.10556253 Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.kent.edu/commpubs/10