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Bloggers of Italy, Unite!

While Europe is facing its toughest challenge since 1929, it seems that priorities are not the same for all countries. Instead of fighting tax evasion to heal the national economy, the Italian government decided to focus on Berlusconi’s problems. Protests have spread across Italy but apparently Mr. Berlusconi knows best: privacy is what the Italians need.

Next Wednesday the Italian Parliament will debate a law that puts several limits on freedom of communication in Italy. The law, which has been proposed by the government, aims to shut bloggers up and prevent newspapers from publishing the content of tapped phone calls (read full text here). Continue reading


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