The Internet after 9/11: leave it open

Tuesday, 17 September 2002, 12:51 PM EST

In an overreaction to last year's tragic events on September 11th, a recent study showed a majority of Americans are willing to give up some of their most basic liberties in order to "protect" the country from terrorists.

A whopping two-thirds of Americans believe the government should restrict public access to information to keep it out of terrorists' hands, even if it means the public will be deprived of information it needs or wants, according to a Pew Internet & American Life study released last week.

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