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[ NNSquad ] UK Government Is Already Censoring The Global Internet

UK Government Is Already Censoring The Global Internet

http://j.mp/19f589b  (TechWeek Europe)

   "Today, a special police unit can decide that a certain website needs
    to disappear from the Internet, and threaten its domain name registrar
    into revoking the address "until further notice", without any legal
    basis whatsoever.  The name of the unit is PIPCU (Police Intellectual
    Property Crime Unit) and it has just reported on the success of
    Operation Creative - a three month long campaign that resulted in 40
    websites accused of copyright infringement shutting down, or at least
    moving to a new Web address.  None of the administrators of the 40
    now-defunct websites, nor their registrars, were served with a court

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
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