N.Y. attorney general forces ISPs to curb Usenet access

Following on from yesterday’s announcement here is a review article.

N.Y. attorney general forces ISPs to curb Usenet access:

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that Verizon Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Sprint would ‘shut down major sources of online child pornography.’

What Cuomo didn’t say is that his agreement with broadband providers means that they will broadly curb customers’ access to Usenet–the venerable pre-Web …

(Via The Iconoclast.)

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