clash of the titans
thomas at tbeckett.com
Sun Aug 12 21:23:42 EDT 2001
Check out the Q section in Sunday's News & Observer! Fierce debate
over censorware in public and school libraries!
In this corner, local multimillionaire tech-biz mogul Kip Frey. Mr.
Frey claims that First Amendment advocates are overreacting whiners and
that filtering software allows access to 99% of the information on the
And in this corner, the feisty poet, educator and raconteur, our own
Paul Jones, director of ibiblio.org! Mr. Jones argues that filtering
software filters too broadly and too indiscriminately, and ultimately
hampers free expression and free access to information. (Check out his
photo in the print edition if you can. He almost looks distinguished.)
Join the fray if you care too, either here on [Internetworkers] or on
the N&O's discussion forum. Paul has been holding his own there all day
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