Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Internet Police: London Signs Warn Against Accessing “Extremist” Material

Threat of criminal charges for viewing “inappropriate” material

Police signs have begun springing up in internet cafes in London warning users that they could be reported to the police and face criminal charges if they access “extremist”, “offensive” or “inappropriate” material.

The signs, which state that the owners of the premises are actively working with the Metropolitan police, have drawn criticism due to their vagueness and questionable legality.

“Downloading or accessing certain material could constitute a criminal offence” states the bright pink sign. more...


James Higham 5 May 2010 at 21:34  

Threats, threats, threats, that's all we ever get. Never the opposite.

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