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French Net Censorship Plan Moves Forward

February 18th, 2010 02:27 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

angry tapir writes “French lawmakers have voted to approve a draft law to filter Internet traffic that Slashdot previously discussed. The government says the measure is intended to catch child pornographers. The Senate, where the government has a majority, will soon give the bill a second reading. If the Senate makes no amendments to the text, that will also be its final reading, as the government has declared the bill “urgent,” a procedural move that reduces the usual cycle of four readings to two.”

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