Activists warn G8 leaders against Web restrictions
Paris - May 25, 2011 (WPVI) -- Internet activists and digital entrepreneurs warn that if global leaders attempt to limit access to the Web, their restrictions will be bypassed and they will become irrelevant.
The stark message Wednesday adds to growing resistance - from big name companies like Google and Twitter to anonymous Internet vigilantes who have attacked government censorship networks - against creeping laws that might one day restrict services many users now take for granted.
It also comes a day before leaders of the Group of Eight most powerful countries meet in France to discuss issues of global concern in the wake of the Arab uprising that have been described as the first Internet-enabled revolutions.
france, paris, google, twitter, science/technology
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