Gizmodo's Fight The Filter campaign continues to produce great material on why Internet filtering is a bad idea, even if it's been deferred by a year. Today's contribution from SAG-AU member Andy Leyden offers a technical-but-not-confusing explanation of why the planned technology is doomed to failure, no matter when it gets deployed. Well worth a read. [Gizmodo]
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