Vol. III, No. 10 October 1997

Censorware alert

The X-Stop Files:
Self-proclaimed library-friendly product blocks Quakers, gay and free speech sites.

Seth Finkelstein comments.

An exploded short novel by Jonathan Wallace

In the lives of emperors there is a moment which follows pride in the boundless extension of the territories we have conquered, and the melancholy and relief of knowing we shall soon give up any thought of knowing and understanding them. --Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

A Note on Hyperfiction

A Note on Kazoo Concerto

Jonathan Wallace, by Samantha Lazare

For Janet Gann

The Irrepressible Internet

Richard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream: Sex, Religion and Cyberspace

Three Myths About Government, Markets and the Net, by Anders Schneiderman, PHd. (from Nathan Newman's Enode)

Ratings Systems for the Web, by Jonathan Wallace

Net Freedoms

The Supreme Court holds the CDA unconsitutional; an analysis of the decision.

Why Libraries Shouldn't Buy Censorware; The Censorware Page


by Jonathan Wallace and Mark Mangan

"Required reading for anyone interested in free speech in modern society."
New York Times Book Review

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, On Death Row After an Unfair Trial

Permanent Exhibits:

An Auschwitz Alphabet

A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King
by the Kids of the Pencom Web Club

The Free Speech Museum

Snipe's Portfolio

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