The CDA: Case closed

The Supreme Court rejects the Communications Decency Act in a sweeping decision that will shape the future of free speech on the Internet.

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The Supreme Court rejected the Communications Decency Act today in a sweeping decision that will shape the future of free speech on the Internet. CNET's NEWS.COM examines the ramifications of this historic ruling in a comprehensive, multimedia special report.

The law
•  High court rejects CDA lead story
•  Long road to Supreme Court
•  The Supremes in cyberspace commentary
The future
•  New version of CDA expected
•  Next decency battle: libraries
•  States enforce own Net laws
The medium
•  Internet isn't broadcast
•  Technology no panacea
•  Filtering is big business
The people
•  Netizens cheer--for now video
•  Backers focus on children (March 19, 1997)
The history
•  CDA's roller-coaster ride (December 26, 1996)
•  50 ways to go to jail (September 14, 1996)
•  The Net polices itself (June 15, 1996)
•  Impact unclear worldwide (May 18, 1996)

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