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Web censorship issues in Italy



Web control is an issue of debate in Italy after two significant episodes.

A web user received a visit from the Mail Police (which in Italy has jurisdiction over Net crimes) for posting on his blog, Facebook and Twitter an edited photo of the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Mrs Laura Boldrini.

In other news, the Nocera Inferiore District Attorney’s Office put under investigation twenty-two people for allegedly outraging the Italian President on the website of the Five Stars Movement.

The Movement, which puts great emphasis on e-democracy, strongly protested.


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