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White House Pressuring Registrars To Block Sites

An anonymous reader writes “While the Senate is still debating a bill that would force registrars and ISPs to block access to sites deemed ‘infringing,’ it appears that the White House’s IP Czar is already holding meetings with ISPs, registrars and payment processors to start voluntarily blocking access to sites it doesn’t like. Initially, they’re focused on online pharmacies, but does anyone think it will only be limited to such sites? ICANN apparently (more…)

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  • World Cup hero Sir Bobby Charlton says Fabio Capello can emulate Sir Alf Ramsey and lead England to World Cup glory.

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  • Three teams block Schumacher test

    Michael Schumacher’s bid to test Ferrari’s 2009 car ahead of his Formula 1 return is blocked by Williams and Red Bull.

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  • Bacteria Could Serve Block Desertification

    Bridgette Steffen writes “In assault to slow-paced down desertification, a scholar at London’s Architectural Affiliation has proposed a 6000 km sandstone derange that force not at worst take as a educate across the Sahara Lonely, but also dish up as fugitive protect. Form resort to it won beforehand appreciate in the Holcim Foundation’s Awards throughout Sustainable Construction, and hand down point bacteria to freeze the sandstone.”

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