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Many press charges against the "Decency Act"

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Twelve interactive organizations, including Prodigy, America Online, CompuServe, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, have filed suit against the Communications Decency Act signed into law with the telecommunications bill by President Clinton in early February. The lawsuit challenges the "decency" rule imposed on content providers on the Internet and online services and calls for First Amendment laws that recognize the Internet as a new medium.

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