The same government that brought you the Snoopers' Charter now wants to control the press - all of it

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If you don't support the IP Act, why support what amounts to press censorship from the same people?

Today, the "consultation" closes on Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, the government's plans to extend its control to every element of the UK media at the behest of the son of the founde...

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