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LA Times: The Best Television Filter Is the Checkbook

Filed under: — Amanda Toering @ 9:25 am

“The simplest solution for consumers who don’t want their kids exposed to cable is to not write a check to the cable company. Those who still want their MTV can use the filters that make it easy to keep unwanted programming from their children. But, as with V-chips that let parents decide what youngsters see and hear on broadcast television, the filters won’t work unless someone exercises the right to say no. As the Supreme Court opinion clearly states, that person should be a parent, not Big Brother.”

In the LA Times.

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  1. Protecting children is a smoking screen. The people behind the censorship groups don’t want anyone to see anything that they deem inappropriate.

    Comment by John Hensey — 3/3/2005 @ 7:36 pm

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