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Children’s Internet Protection Act, 2000
Federal Communications Commissions:
Federal law created by the Congress to address concerns about viewing offensive sites in school and library computers.
Early 2001, CIPA regulated rules and requirements for certain schools and libraries that are eligible to receive funds.
These rules and regulations are towards those who receive funds through E-rate- a program that makes certain communication technologies more affordable.
CIPA states that: 1) Schools and libraries may not receive funds unless internet and computer has a child safety measure program. Also, this facility must hold one public meeting to address the proposal.
2) Schools under the CIPA must enforce internet monitoring for minors.
3) Schools and libraries subject to CIPA are required to adopt and implement an Internet safety policy addressing: (a) access by minors to inappropriate matter on the Internet; (b) the safety and security of minors when using electronic mail, chat rooms and other forms of direct electronic communications; (c) unauthorized access, including so-called “hacking,” and other unlawful activities by minors online; (d) unauthorized disclosure, use, and dissemination of personal information regarding minors; and (e) measures restricting minors’ access to materials harmful to them.
Schools and libraries must have safety policies and computers in proper working functions for the minors before receiving E-rate funding.

Reference: Children's Internet Protection Act
Federal Communications Commission 2001

No Electronic Theft (NET) Act of 1997 (H.R. 2265:
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