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Re: Utah governor signs Net-porn bill

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Tue Mar 22 13:06:51 2005

In message <20050322173939.4F2F45D08@ptavv.es.net>, "Kevin Oberman" writes:
>

>
>The law does not require that pr0n be blocked on customer request, only
>that access to a list of sites (addresses?) on a published list be
>blocked. A very different beast and a task that is not too onerous. No
>more so than SPAM RBLs and bogon address RBLs if handled properly.
>

That is, in fact, similar to a Pennsylvania law that was struck down by 
a Federal court.  CDT's analysis of the Utah law is at
http://www.cdt.org/speech/20050307cdtanalysis.pdf

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb






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