Fencing Out Knowledge – Impacts of the Children’s Internet Protection Act 10 Years Later

Organization: American Library Association
Author: Kristen Batch
Published: June 1, 2014

To assess the impact of CIPA implementation on libraries, schools, and their users, this report investigated:

• the effects of internet filtering in public libraries and schools,

• the effectiveness of CIPA as a policy solution to protect youth from the proscribed content, and

• the broader impact of CIPA on achieving educational and social objectives for the 21st century.