Free speech watchdogs have been saying for years that attempting to censor Net material is like trying to plug a hole in a dam with bubble gum. That point has been underscored by the recent events surrounding the controversial Nuremberg Files anti-abortion site. Even after a federal court called the site "threatening" and its Web hosts dumped it, the Net still is crawling with lists detailing the whereabouts of doctors who provide abortions.
Anti-abortion sites vs. free speech
news analysis / video The events surrounding the Nuremberg Files raise another set of issues about how Internet speech is regulated--if at all--and by whom.
Judge slams anti-abortion site
Nuremberg Files go dark again
Controversial anti-abortion site resurrected
ISP shuts down anti-abortion site
How free should online speech be?
Abortion "hit list" slammed in court