Leaked Proposals Reveal UK Web Censorship Plans

Result of closed-door discussions

Ed Vaizey, the UK’s Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, has been taking part in closed meetings with copyright lobbyists, apparently working on a proposal that could amount to internet censorship.

Leaked online, the proposed “voluntary website blocking” scheme would “inhibit access to specific sites” based on the opinions of “expert bodies” and through shotgun court hearings.

Ed Vaizey has already admitted in parliament that he has held a number of roundtables with ISPs but public interest organisations like the Open Rights Group who asked to attend the meetings were denied access…

…Read more from TechRadar.com

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