Something I thought you should know,
"Millions of domestic internet users could not access some of the world’s most popular blogs like geocities.com, blogspot.com and typepad.com, as the government ordered a blackout of around 18 sites for publishing content that was ‘anti-national’ and ‘against public interest’."
List of Sites Blocked :
No wonder Nandita of Saffron Trail had trouble viewing her blog while doing the round up for her event I guess !!
Blogs have been a victim of misuse for quite sometime now. They being a new concept the legalities connected with them are yet to be formulated. Until then such incidents might keep occuring and temporary fixes like the one taken by our government to curb such acts might not always be a welcome wave.
Read on :
But though the ISP's were unsuccessful in creating filters to block the specific blogs/sites, the techies have come up with alternatives to circumvent the problem already..!! hahaha