Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Sep 2012 17:19 UTC
Legal "A leaked document from the CleanIT project shows just how far internal discussions in that initiative have drifted away from its publicly stated aims, as well as the most fundamental legal rules that underpin European democracy and the rule of law. The European Commission-funded CleanIT project claims that it wants to fight terrorism through voluntary self-regulatory measures that defends the rule of law. The initial meetings of the initiative, with their directionless and ill-informed discussions about doing 'something' to solve unidentified online 'terrorist' problems were mainly attended by filtering companies, who saw an interesting business opportunity. Their work has paid off, with numerous proposals for filtering by companies and governments, proposals for liability in case sufficiently intrusive filtering is not used, and calls for increased funding by governments of new filtering technologies." I'll just leave a link here to one of the most popular OSNews articles of all time.
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RE: In Other news
by WereCatf on Tue 25th Sep 2012 02:21 UTC in reply to "In Other news"
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ISP's are reporting a huge rise in double and triple encrypted VPN Traffic.
The are also reporting use of HTTPS has now exceeded HTTP for webbrowsing.

I have already used HTTPS for everything via the HTTPS Everywhere - Firefox extension ( ) for a long time now, I'm expecting its popularity to rise as people learn about it.

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