ACLU to challenge Utah porn-blocking law

Opponents of a Utah law that requires Internet service providers to offer to block Web sites deemed pornographic will file a lawsuit Thursday to overturn the measure.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is seeking an injunction in federal district court in Salt Lake City as part of its lawsuit claiming that the Utah law violates state residents’ rights to free expression and unlawfully interferes with interstate commerce.
The controversial legislation requires the attorney general to create an official list of Web sites with material that is deemed “harmful to minors” and that is “not access restricted.” Under the law, Internet providers in Utah must provide their customers with a way to disable access to sites on the list or face felony charges.
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