Archive for July 28th, 2006

  • Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA)

    The internet is changing our world. Every country/person tries to find his/her answer. In the US, a technology-unfriendly act popped up and surprised almost everybody.

    DOPA (an act to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms) was voted on july 27e 2006 by the U.S. House of Representatives. The goal (protect the minors) will be realised by making “off-limits websites” inaccessible.

    What exactly are off-limits websites? Read more