Italian ISPs against forced blocking of websites

Monday 2 July 2012 | 13:19 CET | News
The Italian association of ISPs (Assoprovider) has challenged a decision by the Italian Appeals Court to block the Indymedia website, accused of transmitting false information against a multinational company. According to the ISPs, such measures violate the free circulation of information and block the development of e-commerce. Assoprovider noted that in recent weeks there have been several orders for blocking access to blogs, media outlets and portals, moves which risk transforming the ISPs into internet "censors".

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