Examines Internet censorship in the UK and UAE, discussing government goals and differences between secular states and religious states. Laws enacted to restrict online information. Includes a history of Internet censorship.
Background & controversy of Motion Picture Association of America's rating system, focusing on NC-17 category.
Censorship: The Good and Bad of It
This paper discusses the good and bad sides of censorship and points out the need for a balance. It emphasizes three types of censorship: military censorship, censorship of pornography and violence, and ideological censorship. The paper contains an annotated bibliography.
IMPACT OF PORNOGRAPHY ON CHILDREN.
Discusses legal, sociological & psychological elements and their different focus on the issue. Current legal battle re: negative effects of Internet porno on children. Lack of empirical evidence. Critically explores existing literature re: effect of pornography. Argues that some conclusion can be drawn e: adverse effect of prolonged exposure to porno.
Discusses three business law issues. The first is on Internet pornogrpahy law, especially child pornography, the second on contract law and the third on Internet domain name law and the Lanham Act.
FEMINISM & PORNOGRAPHY.
Pro & con views. Degradation of & violence against women, exploitation of consumers, civil liberatarian & radical feminist attitudes, laws & court decisions, censorship vs. free choice.
Sexual Assault against Children
This paper examines the issue of sexual assault against children, discussing the societal factors that promote such assault and the factors associated with children that make them more susceptible to sexual assault. Research in the literature is discussed, highlighting especially the ease of engaging in pedophilia and obtaining child sex porn online, and options for controlling the problem are discussed.