„So, the PM forgot to renew his website and it expired today … Most fun I’ve had with $50 in a long time,“ Jack Genesin wrote on Facebook.
The government will also seek to develop a legal basis in 2019 to restrict access to piracy websites.
Critics have expressed concern that blocking certain websites violates Article 21 of the Constitution, which states: “No censorship shall be maintained, nor shall the secrecy of any means of communication be violated.”
So we have a pretty big open question: if SESTA was supposedly necessary to take down Backpage — and yet now both of the key reasons many of us noted that Backpage probably wasn’t protected have been not just proven true, but resulted in Backpage being seized — why do we still need SESTA?
The writers of the Japanese constitution clearly were concerned about government censorship and specifically prohibited it.
This has not stopped the government from trying to dip its toes in these waters, chiefly by pretending that copyright infringement is something that it isn’t.