aged on the development of next-generation systems for labeling, rating, and identifying content reflecting the convergence of old and new media. (4) Government should encourage the use of technology in efforts to make children's experience of the Internet safe and useful.
Law Enforcement: (1) Government at all levels should fund, with significant new money, aggressive programs to investigate, prosecute, and report violations of federal and state obscenity laws, including efforts that emphasize the protection of children from accessing materials illegal under current state and federal obscenity law. (2) State and federal law enforcement should make available a list, without images, of Usenet newsgroup, IP addresses, World Wide Web sites, or other Internet sources that have been found to contain child pornography or where convictions have been obtained involving obscene material. (3) Federal agencies, pursuant to further congressional rulemaking authority as needed, should consider greater enforcement and possibly rulemaking to discourage deceptive or unfair practices that entice children to view obscene materials, including the practices of “mousetrapping” and deceptive metatagging. (4) Government should provide new money to address international aspects of Internet crime, including both obscenity and child pornography.
Industry Action: (1) The ISP industry should voluntarily undertake “best practices” to protect minors. (2) The online commercial adult industry should voluntarily take steps to restrict minors' ready access to adult content.