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Administrative Net Censorship adopted in France; Pedophiles unworried

http://www.laquadrature.net

The rejection of judiciary supervision clearly illustrates the will of the executive branch to control the Internet.

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National Forum Series: The Tangled Web

http://newmatilda.com

"...These forums explore the ethical, social and political questions raised by government regulation of the internet. With the growing intersection between technology, politics and media, how do existing and proposed classification regimes measure up? ..."

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The Committee on Culture and Education wants to extend the repressive measures of the Olivennes mission at a European level

http://www.odebi.org

"The Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament is preparing to vote on a draft report basis about cultural industries in the context of the Lisbon strategy. Some amendments taking again the main guidelines of the Olivennes mission have just been registered. As a matter of fact, we have sent the following message to MEPs of the culture committee..."

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Copyright Extensions and ISP Filtering: Breaking EU Culture, One Amendment at a Time

http://www.eff.org

"As you may recall, the European Parliament's forthcoming report on the Cultural Industries has become the latest target of lobbying by the recording industry. First, they attempted to insert language that advocated that European ISPs filter and block their own users on the basis of suspected infringement. As we explained to European Members of Parliament..."

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AT&T and Other ISPs May Be Getting Ready to Filter

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com

"The New York Times is reporting that NBC, Microsoft, AT&T, digital filtering companies, and other assorted spooks were all abuzz at the Consumer Electronics Show over the prospects for spying on and preventing -- oops, I mean "filtering" -- of Internet content at the network level, as demanded by the RIAA, MPAA, and, well, you know the drill." -- VIA Lauren Weinstein: http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/000355.html

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MPAA calls for content filtering by all ISPs

http://arstechnica.com

"...Glickman is the self-described "chief hired gun or mercenary for the [motion picture] industry," and his comments give us a window into what the movie studios are thinking. His words yesterday revealed that movie execs are thinking about one thing in particular: the technology that can be used to halt film piracy. And they expect ISPs to implement it...'

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Music Industry Pressures EU Politicians for Filtered Internet

http://www.eff.org

"The music and film industry continues to pursue its idea of a politically "corrected" Internet - one that they imagine could protect their old business models without requiring any extra costs on their part. This time, the fix is Internet-wide filtering..."

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France to block peer-to-peer traffic

http://www.vnunet.com

"A new directive in France could see peer-to-peer users cut off if they continue to share files. A memorandum of understanding has been signed by some French ISPs, the recording industry and the French government under which ISPs will hand over data on who is using file sharing networks to a new government agency..."

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