November 02, 2003

Symantec Says No To Pro-Gun Sites

Slashdot ran an article Symantec Says No To Pro-Gun Sites, describing how Symantec's censorware is blacklisting pro-gun sites. Without getting into specifics, this issue is in fact very well-known, though it's resurfaced from time to time. It's been going on for at least three years, and has been covered in various places. I have a lot of information on the topic, and considered writing about it a few months ago, when it went around a few mailing-lists again. But I thought it'd be "old news".

Take a look at GunCite 's page on the topic, which started around three years ago:

Censoring the Gun Control Debate

By Seth Finkelstein | posted in censorware | on November 02, 2003 11:08 PM (Infothought permalink) | Followups
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