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Submission + - Norway to introduce pervasive Internet filtering

Lurifax writes: In a 200 page document submitted to the government today, a legislative committee proposes amendments to the Norwegian computer crime legislation. One of the more interesting proposals is a new bill for governmental control of Internet access. In this scheme, all ISPs in the country are to implement IP-level blocking of sites in other countries offering offensive content. Types of offensive content include porn, gambling, sharing of files such as mp3 and movies, exploits, vulnerability scanners, virii, information about explosives and other content types.

Many Norwegian news media have reported this story today. Aftenposten is one of them (unfortunately only in Norwegian):

http://forbruker.no/digital/nyheter/data/article16 39559.ece

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