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[OSN] British Government Abolishes Freedom of Speech  

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"BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin will be asked to offer customers the option to block adult content during subscription According to new measures to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, online pornography watchers will have to place a special request with their Internet Service providers (ISPs) to watch pornographic or sexualised content online.
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In other news, British strip club attendance increased 4000% overnight and is expected to climb.

More at six.
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Makes me glad to be living in the Americas of States United.
    
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lulz. That will be an awkward phone call to your ISP.
Just imagine a woman working for the ISP CS and getting phone calls from dudes wanting access to pr0n.
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Job losses, riots and now this. Looks like I got out in time.

Oh and the title is somewhat sensationalized. You can still have free speech, you just have to say that you want it. If that is allowed of course.

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The service providers, on their part, seem to enthusiastic about the proposed changes.
Of course they did;

5GB plan - £10/month
10GB plan - £15/month
Unlimited plan - £20/month
Unlimited plan with pr0n - £100/month and you have to tell us that you are a dirty bastard.
Edited by GingerJohn - 10/15/11 at 9:00pm
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Better start filling up the hd.
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Cool.
So government decides what you should or should not watch.
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they aren't being force it's an option when they sign up
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ahem *torrents* ahem.
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