Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 27th Nov 2010 10:46 UTC
Legal The US is really ramping up its war on intellectual property infringement, a war which I'm sure will be just as successful, cheap and supported by the people as the wars on drugs and terrorism. The US has started seizing the domain names of various websites through ICANN - not because owners of these sites were convicted of anything, but merely because complaints have been filed against them. Anyone want to take a guess how long it will be before the US government blocks WikiLeaks? Update: The blocks function outside of the US too. In other words, the US is forcing its views upon the rest of the world once again.
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by helf on Sat 27th Nov 2010 19:16 UTC
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Talk about over-reacting. I'm sorry everything cant be an unregulated, uncontrolled free-for-all that half of these posters wish it to be.

I'm not quite sure where you'd move to that doesn't have similar laws or are moving in this direction. Or even if you do find a place, I'm sure it has other laws that limit your "freedoms" even more. How many countries actually legally protect your freedom of speech? not many.

You will have reason to panic when they start doing nation wide word filtering and blocking on the entire set of tubes running in and out.

This isn't China, I highly doubt it'll ever get like China, so stop being so damn over the top.

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