[dns-operations] DNS-based site blocking in the UK

Lyman Chapin lyman at INTERISLE.NET
Mon Aug 8 13:35:46 UTC 2011

Sorry, meant to say "unredacted version"....

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 
 > -

- Lyman

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