Wednesday, June 17, 2009

It's not just China. Euro and Pacific Rim Democracies want to control the internet, too

In Britain, a "block list" of harmful Web sites, used by all the major Internet Service Providers, is maintained by a private foundation with little transparency and no judicial or government oversight of the list. At least one British family protection group, Mediamarch, has already spoken out in support of the Green Dam concept of moving censorship from the network down to the device level.
Rebecca MacKinnon, Wall Street Journal Asia

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