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Internet Censorship Could Be Challenged By WTO

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

GENEVA (Reuters) - Censorship of the Internet is open to challenge at the World Trade Organization as it can restrict trade in services delivered online, a forthcoming study says. A censorship case at the WTO could raise sovereignty issues, given the clear right of member states to restrict trade on moral grounds -- for example, by blocking access to child pornography websites.

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