France Seeks To Criminalize 'Habitually Visiting' Websites About Violence

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by EncryptedBytes, Mar 22, 2012.

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  1. EncryptedBytes
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    source translated and Original source

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  2. dw426
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    Re: Sarkozy Seeks To Criminalize 'Habitually Visiting' Websites About Violence

    This is typical over-reaction and playing with fear to assert more control. France was already doing a little bit of domestic spying, but it looks like they might head down the road to getting their own Patriot Act. Question is, are they going to lock up their professors, researchers and their own agents for getting information off of these websites?
  3. Nebulus
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    Re: Sarkozy Seeks To Criminalize 'Habitually Visiting' Websites About Violence

    Let's not forget that there is an election campaign going on in France, and this kind of reactions are used to get more votes. But putting that aside, the troubling part of the news is that this sort of punishment/action requires internet surveillance... :thumbd:
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    ot posts removed and we close this thread that begged to become political with 2 summaries as plausible interpretations.
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