On Thu, 31 Jul 1997, Emily Christensen wrote:
> If the ruling on Zeran vs. America Online, Inc.
> (http://www.jmls.edu/cyber/cases/zeran.html) was based on the
> Communications Decency Act, then isn't Zeran obsolete as a legal
> precedent since the CDA was ruled unconstitutional last month?
The lawsuit filed by ACLU et al. was aimed only at those provisions of the
CDA dealing with "indecency" and "patently offensive display." These are
the only provisions that were found unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
The CDA is extensive and the other provisions are presumed constitutional
until a legal challenge is made.
David NL Day
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