12 Aug '11, 5pm

Echoing Mubarak, Cameron Proposes To Ban Social Media | Care2 Causes

Echoing Mubarak, Cameron Proposes To Ban Social Media | Care2 Causes

Among the measures to “restore law and order” Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed is to “ban those suspected of planning criminal acts from using social media” and other digital communication tools. Home secretary Theresa May is to meet with representatives from Facebook, Twitter and Research in Motion, the maker of the Blackberry smartphone, says the New York Times . Free-speech advocates were quick to point out that such measures draw direct comparisons with tactics used by Middle Eastern dictators — Mubarak shutting off the Internet in Egypt — to repress democratic protesters, not company the leader of 21st century Britain is likely to want to find himself in. In a three-hour speech to the House of Commons on Thursday, Cameron also said that police would be allowed to use plastic bullets and water cannons, to impose curfews, to allow the army to take over some rio...

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