The Anonymous hacktivists have taken exception to this, and announced a DDOS attack.
Currently agcom.it is down
Autorita' per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Via G. Porzio IS. B5
Ref: http://www.tomshw.it/cont/news/censura- ... 227/1.html
here's online censorship failures of AGCOM
June 28, 2011
The new copyright legislation AGCOM may resize digital rights of Italians, but why? Thanks to Juan Carlos De Martin, Professor of the Department of Automatic data processing of the Politecnico di Torino, in summary we discover them.
Italian online 1-Censorship: here are the errors of AGCOM
2-AGCOM is only an administrative body
' Agcom would establish a purely administrative procedure and quick removal of online content deemed in violation of copyright law. The authority may either impose very severe penalties for those who do not obey the orders of removal, is ordered to Internet Service providers to filter certain websites in order to make them inaccessible from Italy. All without any involvement of the judicial system, "writes Juan Carlos De Martin in his recent article published in the press.
Announced on Twitter:
#TangoDown Sito Agcom attaccato da Anonymus in difesa del Libero Web http://j.mp/lkABxf
Agcom site attacked by Anonymus in defence of Freedom
#Anonymous wrote:Anonymous has decided to strike again and it does so by attacking the guarantor of the Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM).
The freedom to have free internet is a right that no one should interfere.
Agcom would like to establish a purely administrative procedure faster and removal of online content considered in violation of copyright law. The Authority may impose a financial penalty is very significant to those who did not carry out orders of removal, has ordered ISPs to filter certain websites to make them unreachable from Italy. All without any involvement of the judicial system, which should be an essential step.