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HB 157/LM/CI (BR 71) - J. Stacy, F. Steele

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Computer Decency Act.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 369 to define "interactive computer service" and specify which Internet services the Act does not apply to; specify that contracts between persons in Kentucky and an interactive computer service doing business in Kentucky provide that any action against the computer service be tried in Kentucky courts and that Kentucky has jurisdiction over such contracts and any conflicting contract or warranty is null and void; specify the required registration information when a person contracts with an interactive computer service, including name, address, and Internet protocol address; prohibit use of a fictitious or "screen" name; prohibit anonymous postings on an interactive computer service by a person located in Kentucky; specify that an anonymous or false name posting is a Class A misdemeanor; give the Attorney General of Kentucky primary enforcement authority for the Act and the power to enjoin violations of the Act by an interactive computer service and to seek forfeiture of the Internet Web site and Internet domain name of the interactive computer service; name the bill the "Kentucky Computer Decency Act."

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)

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