It is the policy of the Copiah Jefferson Regional Library to: (a) prevent unauthorized access and other unlawful online activity; (b) prevent unauthorized online disclosure, use, or dissemination of personal identification information of minors; and (c) comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (Pub. L. No. 106-554 and 47 USC 254(h).)
To the extent practical, technology protection measures will be used to filter internet sites deemed inappropriate for underage viewers. Specifically, as required by the Children’s Internet Protection Act, filtering shall be applied to visual depictions of material deemed obscene or child pornography, or to any material deemed harmful to minors.
Technology protection measures may be bypassed:
discretion of the librarian, who:
Under no circumstances is any library staff member to volunteer to override internet filters and/or other security measures.
It shall be the responsibility of all members of the Copiah Jefferson Regional Library staff to supervise and monitor compliance of the aforementioned policy.
This Internet Safety Policy was adopted by the Regional Board of the Copiah Jefferson Regional Library at a public meeting, following normal public notice, on March 7, 2002.
TECHNOLOGY PROTECTION MEASURE. Any specific technology that blocks or filters Internet Access to visual depictions that are:
States Code; or
HARMFUL TO MINORS. Any picture, image, graphic image file, or other visual depiction that:
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Policy’s Procedural Implementation
No one, regardless of age, is allowed to physically type on a public computer unless they have their card with them.
No patron under the age of 18 is to be in the AREA of the public computers unless he/she has their card with them *OR* are with their parent/guardian. (Signage regarding this particular situation would be appropriate.)
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