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Re: [News] Internet Censorship Attempted in the UK and the World at Large

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____/ Robin T Cox on Friday 16 Oct 2009 10:16 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Barmy MPs want mandatory nanny filters - for the world
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | An all-party group of MPs has recommended
>> | mandatory nanny filters for all mobile devices
>> | and data devices that can access the internet -
>> | and wants the UK's Internet Watch Foundation
>> | secretive censor system extended to the whole
>> | world.
>> `----
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/15/mps_apcomms_bonkers/
> Considering that the majority of them have been caught out fiddling the
> taxpayer by claiming expenses for duck houses, moat cleaning, garage doors
> and second homes while evading capital gains tax, it's hardly surprising
> that they don't want us to know via the Internet what they may get up to in
> future.
> This is simply another sign that they just don't understand how angry the
> public are with their conduct, and don't take their own advice, that 'if
> you've nothing to fear, you've nothing to hide'.

Today it turned out that the proposal got rejected. :-) 

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