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Wired: Censorware Exposed Again

“…over half of those sites being blocked are on the list for
no good reason. …anti-‘censorware’ organization Peacefire says it
proved when it decrypted a list of the thousands of sites blocked
by I-Gear, Internet-filtering software from software firm
Symantec.”

“Symantec said that posting the decrypting software and site
information violates the end-user license agreement that comes with
its software. The company has asked the ISP that hosts Peacefire’s
Web pages to remove the link to the Symantec information.”

“That argument, if it went to court, could face the same
legal questions of ‘reverse engineering’ coming into play in
lawsuits over a utility that enables allegedly illegal playback of
DVD discs on Linux computers.”

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