The bigger picture on internet filtering

““We must filter the Internet to win over online file sharing. But politicians don’t understand that file sharing is bad, and this is a problem for us. Therefore, we must associate file sharing with child pornography. Because that’s something the politicians understand, and something they want to filter off the Internet.”

The date was May 27, 2007, and the man was Johan Schlüter, head of the Danish Anti-Piracy Group (Antipiratgruppen). He was speaking in front of an audience from which the press had been banned; it was assumed to be copyright industry insiders only. It wasn’t.”

A very interesting read on the below link, so we really trust our polititians to allow us freedom to information?

via The Copyright Lobby Absolutely Loves Child Pornography | TorrentFreak.

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