Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Apr 2011 21:41 UTC
Internet & Networking A major win has been scored in Europe against the content industry and several governments who are trying to impose censorship on the internet through ISPs. The European Court of Justice, the highest court in Europe, gave a preliminary opinion which states that no ISP can be forced to filter the internet, especially not enforce copyright.
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Thank you Belgium!
by tunkaflux on Fri 15th Apr 2011 06:59 UTC
tunkaflux
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2006-01-25

You can all thank Belgium for this btw! ;) We've finally done something those pesky Dutch can be jealous of! (I'm looking at you Thom...) ;)

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RE: Thank you Belgium!
by evert on Fri 15th Apr 2011 08:29 in reply to "Thank you Belgium!"
evert Member since:
2005-07-06

At least Thom wrote a great article on this important subject ;-)

cheers from another "Hollander"

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RE: Thank you Belgium!
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 15th Apr 2011 08:33 in reply to "Thank you Belgium!"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Now chop chop, get back to not forming a government! Us Dutch should annex Flanders anyway, if only for those cute girls with the soft 'g' ;) .

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RE[2]: Thank you Belgium!
by Neolander on Fri 15th Apr 2011 10:39 in reply to "RE: Thank you Belgium!"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Now chop chop, get back to not forming a government! Us Dutch should annex Flanders anyway, if only for those cute girls with the soft 'g' ;) .

Belgium is the world's first anarchist state ;)

Pretty interesting experiment when you think of it.

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