Forum on Web access at library draws 100-plus

One From Rochester, NY where The debate involves Internet access at the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County specifically, County Executive Maggie Brooks' threat to pull funding unless the library stops allowing adult patrons to view pornographic and other sites blocked by its filtering system.

More than 100 people turned out Thursday at the downtown library for the first of three public forums organized by city-county task force addressing the issue.

Roughly one-third of the audience spoke, with comments running 2-to-1 in favor of allowing adults to request such access.

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