Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Codebreaker

Flaws in the purposed anti-child pornography bill leave it stalled in Congress

John Moe Jul 13, 2011
Share Now on:

As the Wall Street Journal puts it, “You might not expect to find many politicians willing to take a stand against something called the “Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act.”

But that is exactly what’s happening, largely over concerns related to privacy and some major loopholes. If passed, the “Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act would require ISPs to retain the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of users for 18 months. This would be to make it easier for police investigators.

The big loophole is that there’s an exception in the bill for wireless providers and public Wi-Fi, which means that people who don’t want to be caught accessing these sites can just go to the library or Starbucks or set up a mobile network.

If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air.  But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.

Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.

When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.

Make a good investment!

Looking for a great deal?
Get ALL THREE of our new thank-you gifts when you donate $120.

This is a limited time offer – so act soon!