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The Ammazza blog killer is an attack of freedom

IN Italy, plans are afoot to curtail free speech on the internet. The idea is that anyone libelled online can get instant satisfaction. The so-called “Ammazza blog” (blog killer”) proposal is outlined by Marco:

In order to protect people from online defamation, this law states that each webmaster of whatever website must rectify within 48 hours (even if you’re a private blogger who just left for the weekend!) any page on the website itself, if somebody just tells him or her (how?) that they consider themselves wronged by that page. No discussion or reply allowed, no judge needed, and the fine for not “rectifying” within 2 days is 12K Euros.

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Posted: 19th, April 2012 | In: Technology | Comment