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Re: [atlarge-discuss] Bill aims to curb Net censorship

Jeff Williams wrote:
> All fellow members especially Michael, Abel, Hugh, Sotiris, and Ron,
>   Can the U.S. government actually stop Internet censorship in
> other countries? Well, we're all about regime change, after all.
> A measure approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on
> Wednesday would create a federal office of Global Internet
> Freedom and give it $16 million over the next two years. Its
> mission? To come up with a technical way to stop countries such
> as China and Myanmar (formerly Burma) from censoring or
> restricting Internet access of their citizens.

Thanks, Jeff, for bringing this to my attention.  What you said is right as 
far as it goes, but you should also have mentioned that the bill puts in 
charge of all this the same obscure government bureau that also manages the 
Voice of America and Radio Free Europe. In my experience that's like putting 
the fox in charge of the henhouse.  I would have given it to a different 

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