This list presents 287 internet sites currently censored by Italy. This quasi-voluntary system, which was introduced under the banner of fighting "child pornography" relies on a secret, unaccountable list of site names. Because of this lack of transparency, and the power of the censorship system, the blacklist is of intense interest.
Secret "child pornography" censorship blacklists in other countries, such as China, Thailand, Australia, Finland and Denmark have all been shown by WikiLeaks to have been corrupted into censoring non-child pornographic content, including political content (all but Denmark). It seems to be a law of human affairs that when such powerful, unaccountable, systems are introduced, they soon stray from their stated purpose. [...]
Eine Stichprobe von whois-Anfragen ergibt, dass es wohl zu fast jeder Domain auf dieser Liste einen Ansprechpartner geben dürfte, gegen den, sollte auf den Seiten illegale Inhalte verfügbar sein, vorgegangen werden könnte, wenn man es nur wollte: