Technical klutz Ofcom* says web-blocking laws will be ineffective, and so should not be implemented. It did so today in a heavily readacted report – where the redactions were easily readable by the entire world. Ofcom has now removed the ineptly censored study and replaced it with a password-protected version. One blacked-out …
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Sounds like they've outsourced their redaction service.
The Pirate's handbook.
(c) OFCOM 2011.
Time to invest in Ursine sanitary ware manufacturers methinks.
MY GOD, what were they thinking! Don't let the H4k0rz see this or there will be chaos!
#1 Producing a report stating the bleeding obvious.
#2 Feeling the need to redact the bleeding obvious.
#3 Failing to redact the bleeding obvious.
For those looking to see the uncensored document, see the following google cache of the document: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/internet/site-blocking.pdf
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The link didn't work for me...too late maybe..thanks anyway :)
Re: Nice try
The link doesn't work in Firefox 5.0 with Noscript 18.104.22.168. and HTPS Everywhere 0.9.7.
It works fine in IE 8.0.6001.18702. So not too late, just wrong tool.
Link worked, report read
And I learned nothing. I can't imagine why any of it was redacted, there was nothing in it that any self respecting network admin wouldn't know, let alone those who committed to getting around censorship.
Somewhat perplexed that TOR is only mentioned in the glossary, and that space isn't devoted to the juxtaposition that western governments have gotten themselves into, by actively wanting to undermine things like the great firewall of China, whilst at the same time trying to erect their own (perhaps smaller, simpler) versions.
Accidentally on purpose?
No Mr Witless Politician, we didn't mean to let the internet know how many of your policies are based on mistruths and misunderstandings about technology. Honest.
Man they're dumb. Bet they use IE.
I wish to complain in the strongest possible terms that the web address in your article, namely:
did not allow me to download a new zip for my pirate costume. How dare you waste my valurable time in this manner!
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