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Internet Policing Increasingly Delegated to ISPs, Private Organizations

Jennifer Baker reporting from IDG News: "Where law enforcement agencies would traditionally have tackled the problem of illegal online content, more powers are being given to ISPs in the name of industry self-regulation, according to a study by the organization European Digital Rights (EDRI). That trend is likely to become stronger with increasing "extra-judicial sanctions" against consumers, EDRI said."

Read full story: PC World

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How very old this tactic starts getting .. Suresh Ramasubramanian  –  Jan 26, 2011 9:02 PM PST


Subliminal messages in titles? "blackmailers", "secret police", "eavesdroppers" .. ISPs are such a mean, bad crowd.

ISPs are NOT the enemy! McTim  –  Feb 02, 2011 7:48 PM PST

mind-boggling isn't it!  Especially when we see this post on CircleId pointing out correctly that governments are the ones we have to fear in this regard.

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