C'tee postpones Knesset discussion on Internet censorship bill

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July 12, 2009 22:11

 
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Discussion on a bill which would censor Web sites in Israel was postponed by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday. The bill was proposed by Shas MK Amnon Cohen, and involves Internet censorship in Israel, blocking sites including pornography, violence and gambling. Only one member of the committee, Religious Services Minister Ya'acov Margi, supported putting the bill forward for discussion in the Knesset plenum, while the other seven ministers opposed the bill.

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