Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Nov 2010 23:51 UTC
Legal "The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act sets up a system through which the US government can blacklist a pirate website from the Domain Name System, ban credit card companies from processing US payments to the site, and forbid online ad networks from working with the site. This morning, COICA unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary Committee."
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by NuxRo on Fri 19th Nov 2010 01:07 UTC
NuxRo
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2010-09-25

While the idea seems good, I'm sure it will be abused.
US Gov controlling the Internet, give me a break, they barely control the country (not that the rest of the world is doing any better).

I now welcome news such as this:
http://www.osnews.com/story/21694/EU_Admits_ICANN_Is_Doing_Fine_But...

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