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New British government committee may police the Internet

 August 1, 2008 by Mark O'Neill |

By Mark O’Neill
Contributing Writer, [GAS]

In what goes to prove that the British really do have a sense of humour, it has been recommended that a government committee be set up to protect Internet users from nasty people online such as abusive bloggers.   Hey you…..f**king read this OK?   I’m putting a lot of damn work into this post!!  :-)

The House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has just brought out their report on harmful content on the Internet and video games (start reading it and I guarantee you’ll fall asleep).   One of the recommendations being put forward is that a government watchdog be set up to monitor and “police” the net against all the baddies roaming about cyberspace.

This “watchdog” would operate an online ‘code of practice’ and - here’s Joke Of The Month - order bloggers and social networking sites to take down offensive messages or photographs.   As Shane Richmond says here, “good luck with that!”.   You might get a responsible site such as Facebook complying with such an order, but try giving such an order to a blogger.   He’ll laugh, flip the cyber-finger and put the written order on Reddit or Digg.

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Tags: censorship, civil liberties, internet, uk
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