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Re: UK considers banning rioters from BBM, Twitter and Facebook

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____/ chrisv on Thursday 11 Aug 2011 15:39 : \____

> Hardon wrote:
>>UK PRIME MINISTER David Cameron wants to ban miscreants from using the
>>Blackberry messaging service BBM, Twitter and Facebook in the wake of
>>this week's rioting.
>>Any move to ban social networks would mark a huge shift in Britain's
>>internet policy, with free speech advocates unlikely to remain silent
>>in the face of a new wave of censorship in the UK.
>>Hmm, isn't that what despot regimes tried to do during the arab spring
> Wow.  That's stunning.  I'd take to the streets myself, if some evil
> censoring bastards tried doing that here.

It's funny when they said they would ban only "suspects", as though they
can also police who signs up and where (the Internet is everywhere).

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