Pros And Cons Of Internet Censorship

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"A government can be described as a group within a society with the authority to develop and enforce laws and to manage resulting disputes. The authority of the government comes from the consent of the people, promoting agreed upon goals which benefit individuals within the given society. The Constitution of the United States, written in 1787, provides a basis for understanding the fundamental ideas underlying a government and evaluating its actions. As time has progressed, the Constitution has been used to evaluate various issues, internet content being one of them. Ultimately, the government at either the federal, state, or local level should have the duty to monitor internet content used by the American people as long as they are not hindering individuals rights. The growth of information and communication technology has significantly impacted every facet of the world. In the past, the government has accomplished censoring the media and has controlled the information provided to the masses. Now, the government is hoping to implement internet censorship, the suppression of publishing or accessing information on the internet. The government believes by imposing strict censorship on internet usage that it will create a safer environment for the public. While the government has held a firm belief that censorship should be prevented, censorship is now becoming more welcomed into the world. The Federal Communications Commission has debated an issue that involves providing

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