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<nettime> Wikipedia censored by UK ISPs and the 'independent' NGO, Inter
simon collister on Tue, 9 Dec 2008 13:19:32 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> Wikipedia censored by UK ISPs and the 'independent' NGO, Internet Watch Foundation


Today has seen possibly the most overt and high-profile act of censorship
of Wikipedia by UK ISPs on the recommendation of an NGO, the Interent Wacth
Foundation, funded by the EU, ISPs and supported by the UK Home Office and
Ministry of Justice.

The BBC has the full story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7770456.stm

... and the Guardian publishes a fillow-up which riases the spectre of
where the censorship may or may not end:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/dec/08/amazon-internet-censorship-iwf

For live discussion of the issue, see:
http://search.twitter.com/search?q=wikipedia+scorpions

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