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[FYI] Germany Won't Block Access to Foreign Nazi Sites



http://www.thestandard.com/article/display/0,1151,17089,00.html

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Germany Won't Block Access to Foreign Nazi Sites  

The nation's Internet security chief says it's unrealistic to try to 
shield citizens from non-German Web sites.  

By Reuters  

BERLIN (Reuters)  Germany, which has some of the world's toughest 
laws banning race hate propaganda, has conceded defeat to the cross-
border reach of the Internet and given up trying to bar access to 
foreign-based neo-Nazi sites.  

Deputy Interior Minister Brigitte Zypries, the government's Internet 
security chief, said this week in an interview with Reuters that it 
was unrealistic to try to shield Germans from foreign Web sites, even 
though police do aim to stop homegrown Nazi and other offensive 
material, such as child pornography.  

"It's right to act against right-wing radicalism but it is wrong to 
create hysteria," she said.  

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