Promo Bay Fiasco - Block Lifted
Loz Kaye commented on reports that ISPs have been told that they no longer have to block The Promo Bay (a promotion tool for artists). This was following pressure put on music industry body the BPI.:
"The lifting of the Promo Bay block vindicates everything the Pirate Party has said on site blocking all along."
There ought to be no question of the BPI, or any other organisation, getting to decide what should be seen on the net and what should not. The Promo Bay fiasco clearly shows that the music industry cannot be trusted with censorship powers. There can now be no question of any other blocks on sites or proxies. It is time to resolve the whole issue of web blocking."
Pirate Party UK
Wednesday, 5 December, 2012 - 21:15
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