Libraries May Spurn U.S. Aid Over Computer Filters

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http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/06/24/MN22677.DTL Some libraries may give up federal aid rather than comply with a law requiring them to outfit their computers with filters that block sexually explicit Web sites. The San Francisco Chronicle says city librarian Susan Hildreth might give up the $240,000 the library receives each year in federal funds, about half of the $430,000 the library budgets for telecommunications and Internet costs . . .

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