Mexico activists protest telecoms censorship law


By Melissa Lesh

06 May 2014 at 07:34 BST


The Mexican Senate is in the process of discussing a telecoms law that allows the government to make ISPs 'block access to certain content, applications or services.'

The Mexican Senate is discussing a telecoms law that will allow the government to make ISPs 'block access to certain content, applications or services.' ChameleonsEye

Hundreds of protestors stood picketing outside of the Senate building on Tuesday.  Carlos Brito, a member of the Network in Defense of Digital Rights, said: ‘Maintaining neutrality on what goes on the Internet has allowed it to become what it is today.’  The law’s purpose would be to catch and reduce the amount of illegal activities on the Internet, such as child pornography.  Source: ABC News

 
   
 
 
 

Also read...

Spanish lawyers release scathing report on legal system

Barcelona bar association warns of collapse in courts due to overload resulting from European court decision on mortgage contracts.