Slightly off topic: EU to host own root servers and potentially block sites


Subject: Slightly off topic: EU to host own root servers and potentially block sites
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Thu Oct 06 2005 - 15:24:09 EDT


http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,16376,1585288,00.html

Reading between the obvious lines of the propoganda, what this effectively means is that the EU could host its own root servers, blocking sites which it considers 'offensive' or 'not good for the member state'. It has nothing to do with US control or the independent organisation ICANN, but to do with the ability of ordinary citizens worldwide to access sites within the EU. Forget free speech and freedom of opinions, or even thearchiving of materials - China, here we come.....

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