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July 25, 2006

Congress Passes Bill Targeting Misleading Web Sites

The House passed a measure today that will target web sites that use innocent words to attract children to inappropriate web sites.  The penalty for intentionally using misleading words to confuse a minor is a penalty of up to 20 years in prison.  As the Senate has already approved the bill, it has gone to the president who will sign it into law on Thursday.  The bill is the Child Protection and Safety Act, HR 4472.

More on this at CNET.

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