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Submission + - Usenet Blocking Intensifies (arstechnica.com)

I Don't Believe in Imaginary Property writes: "The war against the alt.* hierarchy of Usenet continues as NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has convinced two more ISPs to drop access to part of Usenet. Not content with just that, they've also set up the website NY Stop Child Porn and convinced California to join them in the fight. In some sense, this is rather like bulldozing the slums to fight crime: sure, it might get rid of a lot of undesirables, but it also affects many innocent people, and everyone will now start migrating elsewhere in droves. And you thought the Eternal September was bad..."
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