UK considers censoring social media in wake of riots

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Appalled by the rioting that swept across Britain earlier this week, the government wants to find out if censoring social media sites could help prevent them from happening again. Good luck on that one.

Prime Minister David Cameron didn’t go into details of what that might mean in practice, only to say in a recalled Parliament this afternoon that the government was looking into “whether it was right” to stop people using social media to “plot” further disorder.

Full story: British Government Considers Blocking Twitter, Facebook To Prevent Riots