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Comment: Re:Good for a chuckle, anyway. (Score 1) 60

by NoNonAlphaCharsHere (#48873915) Attached to: Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Of course, the politicians and security beaurocrats are the ones defining which content is "certain" content. But what's really laughable is that actions like this _might_ be precluded by privacy rights, rather than freedom-of speech rights. Sure, I know it's Europe, so muzzling some ideas is deemed OK, theorecically to prevent another Nazi uprising (or whatever).

Comment: Oh, go right ahead with that (Score 5, Insightful) 219

by NoNonAlphaCharsHere (#48838633) Attached to: European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism effort to rewrite laws just hours after dozens of arrests across Europe offered dramatic evidence of the threats security officials say are facing the continent.

'Cause the Patriot Act worked out so well for us.

Never mind worrying about the terrorists winning, it's the fascists who are doing the winning

New York... when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you. - David Letterman