Monday, November 29, 2010

British police drool at the possibility of controlling the Net

The police are seeking powers to shut down websites deemed to be engaged in "criminal" activity.

The Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) has tabled a plan for Nominet, which oversees .uk web addresses, to be given the domain closing power.

Nominet said the idea was only a proposal and invited people to join the debate on the form of the final policy.

People: Well, we thin..

SOCA: Thank you, that will be all.

Read more here.

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