UK Government Votes To Exert Control On Internet Viewing

UK Government Votes To Exert Control On Internet Viewing
technology

The UK Government is clamping down on what and how people will view the Internet.

Lisa Baldini
  • 9 april 2010

The UK Government is clamping down on what and how people will view the Internet yesterday. Ars Technica writes:

The UK’s Labour government, partnering with the Conservatives, yesterday pushed through the controversial Digital Economy bill over opposition from Liberal Democrats and some in its own party. The bill allows the UK courts to order complete blocks on websites, it requires ISPs to start sending P2P warning letters from copyright holders, and it opens the door to throttling and Internet disconnection for repeat infringement.

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