Silencing Bloggers

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The UK, a sort of experimental lab for the US police state, is in the process of controlling and punishing free speech, including on the internet. The new anti-news edict could cover small bloggers, even foreign ones, if their material is aimed at once-free people in the UK. What’s specifically included in the regulations? “‘News-related material’ including current affairs news and information, opinion and ‘gossip about celebrities, other public figures and other persons in the news.’” Indeed, anything that might bother the regime. (Thanks to Travis Holte)

UPDATE Here’s more on the anti-freedom schemes of “Lord” Leveson. (Thanks also to Travis)

7:59 am on March 19, 2013