In responding to a constitutional challenge to the Computer Decency Act, - 11322

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In responding to a constitutional challenge to the Computer Decency Act, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that:

A.   The Internet was similar to television and that restrictions similar to those on television programming were appropriate.

B.   The Act was unconstitutional because its provisions were too vague to define.

C.   Obscene materials could not be available between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. local time.

D.   Computers and the Internet were not covered by the free speech provisions of the U.S. Constitution because they did not exist when the Constitution was drafted.

E.   The Act was constitutional because obscene speech receives no protection

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In responding to a constitutional challenge to the Computer Decency Act, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that: