A French court has ordered Google, Yahoo and Microsoft not to list 16 video-streaming sites in anysearch results. It also ordered several ISPs to block customers from accessing those sites. The court said the sites violate French intellectual copyright laws.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
Dumb laws lead to police brutality.
The law would make a federal case out of every aggrieved internet user and compel companies to host messages they do not wish to platform.