Germany to Vote on Block List Aimed at Stopping Child Porn
06/16 2009 | 12:15 PM
Posted by: Janko Roettgers
The German parliament is slated to vote on a bill this week aimed at cracking down on child pornography via the establishment of a mandated DNS block list. Representatives of the two parties that compose the country’s coalition government agreed on a final version of the bill late Monday night despite massive opposition from online activists and ISPs. Critics argue that DNS blocking is ineffective and fear the list could be the first step towards massive Internet censorship. Continue reading on Gigaom.com.