…Only it’s the Israeli government that’s doing it. This is really depressing.
According to Israel Matzav:
A bill introduced in the Israeli Knesset would make bloggers responsible for all content on their sites, including the comments:
Web site owners or editors will be legally responsible for any content on their site, including comments made in talkbacks and message boards, a bill passed on Sunday by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation states.
According to the bill, which was drafted by MK Israel Hasson (Israel Beiteinu) web sites could be absolved of liability if they agree to reveal the details of posters.
While the bill still needs to be approved in three readings in the Knesset plenum, receiving the support of the Ministerial Committee on Legislation gives it a much higher chance of passing into law.
Y’all better behave yourselves here in our comments…