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Posted by Mr. President on July 26, 2007

Is downloading porn a problem in the Kennedy Library reading room?

camera.jpg A presentation to teachers on using the web to teach build citizenship skills dissolved into bad

comedy when the library’s Internet filters blocked the presenter from accessing YOUTUBE.

Andy Carvin was trying to make a point about citizenship and the glories and impact of “user generated content” [and don’t that just roll off the tongue!] when the JFK Library’s mighty Wurlitzer failed. Up popped up an “inappropriate” message rather than the Macaca video.

allen-macaca.jpgSo wrong.

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