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Policing The Internet Essay

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Chapter 6 Debate
1. Are governments ever justified in regulating what their citizens can access? The Internet was created in the late 1960s so that U.S. Department of Defense researchers could share information with one another and with other researchers. The scientists and academics who created the internet soon saw the power of the new technology: Wires linking computer terminals together in a "web" of networks allow people anywhere in the world to communicate over the computer. Even though it was developed by the government, th...

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