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Virtual Parentalism
Washington and Lee Law Review
  • Joshua A.T. Fairfield, Washington and Lee University School of Law
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Parents, not Laws, ultimately protect children both online and offline. If legislation places adults at legal risk because of the presence of children in virtual worlds, adults will exit those worlds, and children will be isolated into separate spaces. This will not improve safety for children. Instead, this Article suggests that Congress enact measures that encourage filtering technology and parental tools that will both protect children in virtual worlds, and protectfree speech online.
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Joshua A.T. Fairfield. "Virtual Parentalism" (2009) p. 1215
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