January 13, 2008

Proposal for broad online censorship in Japan

January 13th 2008

Japan’s communications ministry is suggesting that the government prevent libelous flaming and the use of pornography by the young, through the introducing broad-based regulation of the Internet by 2010. Of note is the recommendation that all web content be “watermarked” to identify its coyright holder — and that it would be illegal to post public […]