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70% Support Shut Down Of Social Networks During Social Unrest [Headlines]

70% Support Shut Down Of Social Networks During Social Unrest [Headlines]

In England, the majority of adults would support a government shut down of sites like Twitter and Facebook during riots like the ones this summer.

Liz Walsh
  • 9 november 2011

A poll of 973 adults in England found that 70% would support shutting down social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook during periods of social unrest. Freedom of expression campaigners are extremely concerned about the implications for censorship. The Guardian.

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