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Re: Italy orders ISPs to block sites
This just means that there will be an offshore proxy market in the near future. Owen --On March 6, 2006 12:41:24 PM -0700 Rodney Joffe <[email protected]> wrote: > > It appears that Italy has ordered Italian ISPs to block access to a > number of Internet Gambling sites. It would be interesting to see how > the Italian ISPs are handling this, what with dynamic DNS and all that... > > > From Monsters and Critics.com > > Tech News > Italy bans unauthorised online gambling sites > By DPA > Mar 3, 2006, 19:00 GMT > > Rome - Italy has become the first European nation to outlaw scores of > unauthorised gambling sites that are available on the Internet. > > Italy\'s Economy Ministry has published a list of more than 600 offshore > gaming sites that are in the process of being made unavailable to > Italian internet users. > > The list includes popular gambling sites such as 888.com, which is based > in the Caribbean island of Antigua and which describes itself as \'the > world\'s No. 1 online casino & poker room.\' > > A spokesperson for Italy\'s State Monopolies told Deutsche Presse- > Agentur dpa on Friday that Italian police were currently moving to > prevent Italian internet providers from allowing connections to the > banned sites. Internet providers that fail to comply face fines of up to > 180,000 euros (216,000 dollars). ... > > More available at http://tech.monstersandcritics.com/news/ > article_1134456.php -- If it wasn't crypto-signed, it probably didn't come from me.