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Internet anti-porno bill hit

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Congressional passage of a new effort to regulate pornographic Internet content could open the floodgate to curbs on Internet advertising, the head of a major business technology think tank warned marketers today. Jerry Berman, president of the Center for Democracy & Technology, speaking at a conference sponsored by the Progress & Freedom Foundation, warned advertisers the legislation, dubbed Communications Decency Act II, creates a major "regulatory precedent" allowing curbs on Internet content. "If Congress can create gatekeepers for this, it can do it for anything the advertising community has to look at," Mr. Berman said.

Copyright November 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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