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Old September 8th 17, 07:25 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband,
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Default EU plan to control and censor internet

On 8 Sep 2017 11:05:01 GMT, Bob Eager wrote:

On Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:42:53 +0100, Optimist wrote:

A Council of the European Union document leaked by Statewatch on 30
August reveals that during the summer months, that Estonia (current EU
Presidency) has been pushing the other Member States to strengthen
indiscriminate internet surveillance, and to follow in the footsteps of
China regarding online censorship. Standing firmly behind its belief
that filtering the uploads is the way to go, the Presidency has worked
hard in order to make the proposal for the new copyright Directive even
more harmful than the Commissionís original proposal, and pushing it
further into the realms of illegality.


Well, Theresa May is way ahead of them on that.

I tried to explain what is already getting blocked
- it looks like the post didnt get to Usenet.....
Stephen Hope
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