After the blackout of dozens of popular sites around the United States, Congress decided to put aside the SOPA and PIPA bills that threatened the freedom of the Internet. While this might not be the last we see of them, many Americans feel they can breathe easier now that the government knows the uproar that […]
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Nearly two weeks ago, Google Inc. successfully shut down its search engine in China after declaring in January it would not comply with Chinese censorship.
It is somewhat unusual even today to find an editorial praising and endorsing censorship, but apparently that is just what your editorial on the cancellation of O.J. Simpson’s book has in mind.
Web site operators posting explicit information, no matter what the intention, will experience quite a headache if a new proposal by the Bush administration requiring an official government warning label on their pages and a threat of up to five years of imprisonment for exposing “scandalous” material becomes law.