Robert Flores serves as commissioner on the Congressional Child Online Protection Act Commission. In the following viewpoint, excerpted from testimony delivered to the Congressional Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection, he maintains that existing obscenity laws apply to pornography peddled over the Internet and should be enforced. He claims that Internet pornography harms children and families by increasing the incidence of sexual abuse and addiction. The argument that Internet pornography cannot be regulated because much of it originates in other countries...
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