[dns-operations] DNS-based site blocking in the UK
lyman at interisle.net
Mon Aug 8 13:35:11 UTC 2011
On Aug 8, 2011, at 9:00 AM, Jim Reid wrote:
> Nothing much to see here... move along.
> The government passed a new law, the Digital Economy Act, in 2010.
> Amongst other things, this authorised Ofcom (the regulator) to
> figure out some way of reducing copyright violation on the
> Interwebs. Ofcom was to work with the copyright holders and ISPs to
> come up with a solution. The report is essentially the outcome of
> those discussions.
> Here's the URL: http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/internet/site-blocking.pdf
> The report's actually quite reasonable -- though I've just skimmed
> it. One silliness however is the info about obvious ways of
> subverting blocking measures has been blacked out.
Anyone who would like to see what was blacked out - or who just
objects in principle to this sort of silliness - can read the redacted
version on scribd <http://www.scribd.com/doc/61521898/Ofcom-Site-Blocking-Report-With-Redactions-Removed
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