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PUBLIC LAW 104-104—FEB. 8, 1996 110 STAT. 137 (b) CABLE CHANNELS FOR COMMERCIAL USE. —Section 612(c)(2) (47 U.S.C. 532(c)(2)) is amended by striking "an operator" and inserting "a cable operator may refuse to transmit any leased access program or portion of a leased access program which contains obscenity, indecency, or nudity and". SEC. 507. CLARIFICATION OF CURRENT LAWS REGARDING COMMU- NICATION OF OBSCENE MATERIALS THROUGH THE USE OF COMPUTERS. (a) IMPORTATION OR TRANSPORTATION.—Section 1462 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) in the first undesignated paragraph, by inserting "or interactive computer service (as defined in section 230(e)(2) of the Communications Act of 1934)" after "carrier"; and (2) in the second undesignated paragraph— (A) by inserting "or receives," after "takes"; (B) by inserting "or interactive computer service (as defined in section 230(e)(2) of the Communications Act of 1934)" after "common carrier"; and (C) by inserting "or importation" after "carriage". (b) TRANSPORTATION FOR PURPOSES OF SALE OR DISTRIBU- TION. —The first undesignated paragraph of section 1465 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking "transports in" and inserting "transports or travels in, or uses a facility or means of,"; (2) by inserting "or an interactive computer service (as defined in section 230(e)(2) of the Communications Act of 1934) in or affecting such commerce" after "foreign commerce" the first place it appears; (3) by striking ", or knowingly travels in" and all that follows through "obscene material in interstate or foreign commerce," and inserting "of. (c) INTERPRETATION.— The amendments made by this section 18 USC 1462 are clarifying and shall not be interpreted to limit or repeal any note. prohibition contained in sections 1462 and 1465 of title 18, United States Code, before such amendment, under the rule established in United States v. Alpers, 338 U.S. 680 (1950). SEC. 508. COERCION AND ENTICEMENT OF MINORS. Section 2422 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "(a)" before "Whoever knowingly"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(b) Whoever, using any facility or means of interstate or foreign commerce, including the mail, or within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, knowingly persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any individual who has not attained the age of 18 years to engage in prostitution or any sexual act for which any person may be criminally prosecuted, or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both.". SEC. 509. ONLINE FAMILY EMPOWERMENT. Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 201 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "SEC. 230. PROTECTION FOR PRIVATE BLOCKING AND SCREENING OF 47 USC 230. OFFENSIVE MATERIAL. "(a) FINDINGS. —The Congress finds the following: 29-194O-96 -6:QL3Part1