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Website Blocking – Off The Table in the UK (For Now)

Written by Gwen Hinze In countries across the world, IP rightholders are pushing website blocking as the latest weapon against online copyright infringement. United Nations’ Human Rights experts, security engineers, law professors and others are pushing back, noting both the

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Censorship Fail Reveals Big Music ISP Spying Plan

Previously confidential documents detailing Universal Music’s meetings with the former UK government over the Digital Economy Act are revealing a whole lot more than the pair intended. Blacked-out sections now uncovered show that Universal believed that ISPs could spy on

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Who Decides What You See Online?

Source: Index on Censorship Ed Vaizey, the UK Minister currently looking at the coalition government’s internet policy, last week confirmed that he is discussing a voluntary website blocking scheme with internet service providers and representatives from the creative industries. According

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