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[liberationtech] Website censorship in the US

Maxim Kammerer mk at dee.su
Wed Dec 18 13:11:49 PST 2013


On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 11:03 PM, William G. Gardella
<wgg2 at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure why you're conveying the false impression that the Unified
> Register is somehow the only way that a Russian ISP can or does block a
> host.  The existence of a crowdsourced government tool for blocking
> politically inappropriate speech does not mean that there isn't private
> censorship as well.

Do you have examples? I have only started seeing reports about
censored sites after establishment of the register. Before that, I can
only recall reports about Kavkaz Center being often blocked. Anyway,
the register if not at present used to block political speech, AFAIK.

-- 
Maxim Kammerer
Liberté Linux: http://dee.su/liberte



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