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France can order internet providers to block terrorist websites

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The French government now has much more power to silence websites it sees as dangerous. The country has published a decree (in development since July, well before the Charlie Hebdo attack) requiring that internet providers block terrorist- and child...

UK ‘Porn Filter’ Blocks Legitimate File-Sharing Services (And TorrentFreak)

UK Prime Minister David Cameron wants all Internet providers to block porn by default, to protect the children. This filtering requirement is controversial for a number of reasons, not least due to ISPs' filters targeting a wide range of other content too. Show More Summary

British MP Calls For Internet Providers To Block Porn

last yearNews : Reason

Labour Member of the British Parliament David Blunkett, who once served as Home Secretary under Tony Blair, has called for Internet providers to block porn.  Blunkett said, "I think we have a job in this country, in a civilised, free,...Show More Summary

Pirate Bay Disarms BT Blockade Within Minutes

Today, BT became the last major UK Internet provider to block subscriber access to The Pirate Bay. The ISP has gone further than other providers since it also restricts access to the new IP-addresses added by the deviant BitTorrent site in recent weeks. Show More Summary

Dutch Court Orders Service Providers to Block Pirate Bay

A court in The Hague, Netherlands has ordered Internet providers to block the The Pirate Bay website or face large fines, a ruling that means accessing the Swedish-born site directly will soon be impossible for most Dutch consumers.

Pirate Bay Blocked: Judges show we CAN put a block on online porn..but WON'T as they order internet providers to block illegal file sharing site

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Judges last night moved against internet giants with a ruling on copyright infringment that proved it is possible to take action to combat online porn. The High Court ruled that a Swedish file-sharing website, which enables users toShow More Summary

Court Orders UK Internet Providers To Block Pirate Bay

File-sharing in the United Kingdom just got a little bit more difficult, as the nation's High Court has ordered the country's largest internet providers to completely block access to BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay. Proponents of theShow More Summary

British High Court Order Big Internet Providers to Block The Pirate Bay

3 years agoNews : The Two-Way

The Pirate Bay is one of the biggest and oldest file-sharing sites on the Internet. While it is known to host copyrighted material, it is also the place where leaked documents like those released by WikiLeaks are propagated.

U.K. Internet Providers to Block The Pirate Bay...

Huge news. Full story at the BBC : File-sharing site The Pirate Bay must be blocked by UK internet service providers, the High Court has ruled. The Swedish website hosts links to download mostly-pirated free music and video. Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media must all prevent their users from accessing the site. Read and comment. From

Tajikistan orders Internet providers to block websites

New York, March 7, 2012--Authorities in Tajikistan must immediately lift the order blocking domestic access to several news websites and Facebook in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Bill C-11 Extremism Continues: The Attack on Fair Dealing

The extremist demands on Bill C-11 are not limited to the music industry's massive overhaul of Canadian copyright reform hat would require Internet providers to block access to foreign sites, ake down content without court oversight, and disclose subscriber information without a warrant. Show More Summary


The Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation being debated in Congress has the potential to destroy the internet as we have come to know it. If passed, SOPA would require internet providers to block access to sites in on other countries hosting stolen intellectual property (IP) from the U.S. Show More Summary

Europe's "fundamental rights" trump judge-ordered Internet filters

European national courts in several countries have ordered Internet providers to block certain websites or to filter all traffic passing across their networks in order to reduce copyright infringement. But a new legal opinion (PDF) from...Show More Summary

Russia: Prosecutor That Banned Youtube Gives Interview

By Alexey Sidorenko publishes an interview with Vladimir Pakhomov, city prosecutor that obliged the local Internet provider to block Youtube, and other websites [EN]. Pakhomov expressed Chinese-government-style...Show More Summary

Russian Official Proposes to Block Online Gambling Web Sites

Moscow City Deputy Andrey Metelsky proposed ammendments [RUS] to the Telecommunication Law that, if passed, would require Russian Internet providers to block gambling Web sites, reports [RUS]. Bloggers are sceptical [RUS] about these amendments.

Italy Considers Nationwide Facebook Ban

6 years agoHumor : Truemors

Legislation recently passed in Italy may force Facebook to say arrivederci the European nation. Introduced by Senator Gianpiero D’Alia, the amendment allows internet providers to block websites that incite or justify criminal behavior and with all the hoopla over Facebook groups started in honor of Sicilian Mafia bosses Bernardo Provenzano and Salvatore Riina, the world’s [...]

When in Rome, you may not be able to get on Facebook

The Italian Senate has passed a law that will force Internet providers to block access to sites if they incite or justify criminal behavior. While the law provides the right to block any site, Facebook is squarely in the firing line, after Italian prosecutors began looking into Facebook groups dedicated to convicted Sicilian Mafia bosses Bernardo [...]

Hollywood Wants Internet Providers to Block Copyrighted Files

6 years agoTechnology : Bits

A new Hollywood-backed group begins a campaign to get Internet service providers to block the unauthorized exchange of copyrighted files.

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