Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)/Neigborhood Children's Internet Protection Act (NCIPA)

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) U.S. Supreme Court Decision (Jun. 23, 2003)

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) U.S. District Court Decision (May 31, 2002)

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

American Library Association's (ALA) CIPA Website

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) CIPA Information


Additional CIPA Information

FCC CIPA Regulations (for public libraries)(adopted 23-Jul-2003)

FCC CIPA Regulations (for schools)(adopted 30-Mar-2001)

FAQ from Universal Service Program/Schools and Libraries Division (SLD)

Additional information from E-rate Universal Service Program/Schools and Libraries Division (SLD)

FAQ from Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction, Public Library Development Team


The following documents were handouts from a Jan. 13, 2001 meeting at the ALA Midwinter Conference (These documents are in PDF format and Adobe Arobat Reader is required to read them):


Neigborhood Children's Internet Protection Act (NCIPA) Act

Neigborhood Children's Internet Protection Act (NCIPA) Sample Internet Safety Policy

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