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[liberationtech] What goes around comes around: News website filtering now in the U.S.

Andrew Harris tuna at supertunaman.com
Wed Dec 15 02:29:44 PST 2010


Speaking as a seasoned military brat, this is common on installations. Wikileaks, along with porn sites, 'inflammatory content', and probably tons of liberal media tend to be blocked by all branches of the military. I don't think that this instance is really setting a precedence for American ISPs. We'll see how it all pans out in the private sector.

On Dec 15, 2010, at 3:24 AM, Walid Al-Saqaf wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I would have never guess that the day would come when website filtering of news websites would take place in the U.S., the land of the free and the brave. 
> 
> Alas, Air Force personnel from now on would see "Access Denied: Internet usage is logged and monitored,” when they attempt to open The Guardian, Der Spiegel,El País Le Monde, and several other news websites that had the WikiLeaks Cablegate data.
> 
> Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/15/us/15wiki.html
> 
> Is this a turning point for the U.S.? Will this be common practice by other American ISPs?
> 
> Read more here: 
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Walid
> 
> -----------------
> 
> Walid Al-Saqaf
> Founder & Administrator
> alkasir for mapping and circumventing cyber censorship
> https://alkasir.com
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