New proposed Net censorship bill...the "Protect IP Act"

vbimport

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The US congressmen who have been bought out by the major media companies have crossed over into insanity with this bill. :rolleyes:

Internet providers, credit card companies, and ad networks would all have cut off access to foreign "rogue sites"—and such court orders would not be limited to the government. Private rightsholders could go to court and target foreign domains, too.

You can find the story over at Arstechnica, http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/05/revised-net-censorship-bill-requires-search-engines-to-block-sites-too.ars