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- Written on: July 21st, 2006
On a voice vote today the United States Senate passed the 163-page revision to the Child Protection and Safety Act. The bill would make it a federal crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison to lure minors to a website using words like “furby” or “barbie” that is intended to deliver pornographic images.
This revised version of the House bill is expected to be signed by the President and enjoys bi-partisan support. Among other things, the bill would: