Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Stop the Internet Blacklist!


How could US government come up with things like that banning and censorship of websites which could lead to a Internet blackout across the world . What really Concerns President Obama and his congress men to be upto such a decision ?

Will that really mean a total monitored internet access with no privacy?

What does that mean to other nations of the World?


Just the other day, President Obama urged other countries to stop censoring the Internet. But now the United States Congress is trying to censor the Internet here at home. A new bill being debated this week would have the Attorney General create an Internet blacklist of sites that US Internet providers would be required to block.
This is the kind of heavy-handed censorship you'd expect from a dictatorship, where one man can decide what web sites you're not allowed to visit. But the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to pass the bill this week -- and Senators say they haven't heard much in the way of objections! That's why we need you to sign our urgent petition to Congress demanding they oppose the Internet blacklist.
PETITION TO THE SENATE: Censoring the Internet is something we'd expect from China or Iran, not the U.S. Senate. You need to stop this Internet blacklist in its tracks and oppose S. 3804.



Details of the Petition :http://demandprogress.org/blacklist/coica
source : http://demandprogress.org/blacklist

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