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After Berlusconi Attack, Italy Considers Web Censorship

December 18th, 2009 12:27 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “The Italian government has proposed introducing new restrictions on the Internet after a Facebook fan page for the man who allegedly attacked Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Sunday drew almost 100,000 users in under 48 hours. However, the planned clampdown on Internet hate speech sparked a heated debate over censorship and freedom of expression, leading Interior Minister Roberto Maroni to execute a partial U-turn.”

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