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Re: Network Level Content Blocking (UK)
On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 22:40:20 +0200, Iljitsch van Beijnum said: > Interestingly, nobody has mentioned on the list what the offending > content is yet. Or why this would even remotely be a good idea. Quoting the article http://publicaffairs.linx.net/news/?p=497 "At present, the government does not propose to require UK ISPs to block content and our policy is to pursue a self-regulatory approach wherever possible. However, our legislation as drafted provides the flexibility to accomodate a change in Government policy should the need ever arise." Lot of different ways to read that depending on your paranoia level. The phrase "Slippery Slope" does come to mind, however...