Blocking Law

Blocking Law

A law that restricts an individual's access to a website. A blocking law serves a number of functions. It may prevent the viewing of websites posting copyrighted material without authorization, or it may try to block pornography. Some countries, notably China, block websites thought to be subversive to the government.
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Such a statement, A4A added, would avoid any need to invoke blocking law agreed by the United States, which it can use to shelter US operators from compliance with the EU law.
The MMoU sets out specific requirements for the exchange of information, ensuring that no domestic banking secrecy, blocking law or regulation prevents the provision of enforcement information among securities regulators.
and international airspace, the EU's announcement does not rule out future efforts to tax foreign carriers," said Senator John Thune, who has led the push for the blocking law in the U.
HB 12 would not allow counties and cities to approve measures blocking law enforcement from asking the legal status of detained persons.
PROPOSALS to give English MPs a "decisive say" over legislation affecting English laws will be published next week, as the Conservatives push for a ban on Scottish representatives blocking laws which do not apply north of the border.
discovery procedures by adopting blocking laws that prevent disclosure of privileged documents.
In 1909 the Lords rejected the Liberal government's budget, which led - in 1911 - to peers being banned from blocking laws proposed by MPs in the House of Commons.
It sets out specific requirements for the exchange of information, ensuring that no domestic banking secrecy, blocking laws or regulations prevent the provision of securities enforcement information amongst securities regulators.