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What is wrong with this picture?

Neelie Kroes has invited business to help make the internet a safer place for children.

Neelie Kroes is an unelected un-mandated official of an undemocratic organization that, in her latest words, wants to change the internet into something she wants.

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What Neelie Kroes will do for us

Microsoft is in charge of ‘notice and takedown’.

Microsoft is the organization demanding more takedowns from Google than any other organization – nearly half a million in the last month.

Transparency Report

From Google’s latest Transparency Report

Facebook is in charge of privacy settings.

Jesus wept. Need I say anything else? Facebook? Privacy? Really?

You couldn’t make it up. And of course I haven’t. But it really isn’t a laughing matter. Joe McNamee of EDRi presents a chilling discussion on how these ‘making the internet safe for our kids’ arguments will first be accepted (we all agree with ‘hang-a-pedophile-a-day’), but then will slowly morph into anti-copying, anti-terrorist, freedom-destroying net regulations under the control of our political masters and their business partners.

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