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It will be an offence to view terrorist material online just once — and could incur a prison sentence of up to 15 years — under a new UK law.The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill has just been granted Royal Assent, updating a previous Act and bringing new powers to law enforcement to tackle terrorism.
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One click and your jailed...The government's Counter-Terrorism Act has received royal consent and makes it an offence to accidentally click on a link before you even know what it contains
As always increased red tape benefits the largest (ie US) companies...Daily Mail reports on government discussion about a new internet censor, codenamed Ofweb
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Wrangling in Whitehall has held up plans to set up a social media censor dubbed Ofweb, The Mail on Sunday reveals.The Government was due to publish a White Paper this winter on censorship of tech giants but this Mail has learnt it is still far from ready.