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Censorship of the Internet Takes Center Stage in "Online Infringement" BillSep 23, 2010, 03:03 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Esguerra)
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"Senator Patrick Leahy yesterday introduced the "Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act" (COICA). This flawed bill would allow the Attorney General and the Department of Justice to break the Internet one domain at a time — by requiring domain registrars/registries, ISPs, DNS providers, and others to block Internet users from reaching certain websites. The bill would also create two Internet blacklists. The first is a list of all the websites hit with a censorship court order from the Attorney General.
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