European high court rejects Internet traffic filtering as violation of fundamental rights

While Thanksgiving is an American holiday, internet service providers and users in Europe had reason to give thanks yesterday. The highest court in the European Union overturned a ruling that would have forced a Belgian ISP to preemptively filter Internet traffic.

The European Union’s highest court — the European Court of Justice — ruled that Internet filtering is a violation of fundamental rights.

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Internet Censorship Bill – Hillary Clinton to attend conference on internet freedom in The Hague, Netherlands on December 9, 2011

Source and author: arstechnica

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