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Polish PM drops plans for internet censorship

TAGs: Donald Tusk, Polish internet censorship

PolishPMIn a major victory for common sense, Polish prime minister Donald Tusk has abandoned his government’s plans for blocking access to certain ‘dangerous’ websites. The move, which was widely interpreted as an attack on online gambling interests, brought a tsunami of protests from freedom-loving Poles who wanted to make up their own minds as to the definition of ‘dangerous’. The abandoned law now joins an illustrious cast of other daft government proposals including one doozy in the 1990’s that called for “the enthronement of Jesus the King” as King of Poland. Uh, okay… Read more.

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