Argh! Why is MySpace blocked!

I get several requests a day to unblock a website. For those that do have an educational value I unblock them as soon as I can. Some have no educational value and do not get unblocked.
Why are sites filtered? Congress passed the Child Online Protection Act, which became effective in April of 2000. To stay eligible for federal funds, school districts must filter Internet access for students.
Here are a couple of the most requested sites to be unblocked:

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