Thursday, January 26, 2006

Google censorship

In different political circumstances, Google already notifies users of its German and French search services when it blocks access to material such as banned Nazi sites in Europe.

"France and Germany require censorship for Nazi sites, and the U.S. requires censorship based on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. These various countries also have laws on child pornography," [Google co-founder Sergey Brin] said. (Reuters)

Nazis, copyright infringement, child pornography, democracy and freedom: the scourges of our age.

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