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Australia orders ISPs to block sites hosting Christchurch shooting video

Sponsored Links Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP Australia isn’t waiting for new laws to block access to sites with content it deems horrific. The government’s e-safety commissioner Julie Inman has ordered internet service providers in the country to block eight websites hosting the Christchurch terrorist’s video, preventing Australians from visiting the sites unless they use …

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Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data

Sponsored Links coleong via Getty Images The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state’s Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers’ private data, paralleling an earlier approval in the state House. It …

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Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

<strong>No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians.</strong> Also read: Bitcoin Cash …

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