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Communications Decency Act

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

The Communications Decency Act (CDA) is a controversial bill passed by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996. It was an attempt by the federal government to address public concerns about pornographic material on the ...

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