Seems like some random Anonymous groups have run a DDOS campaign against Virgin media and some other sites. We’d like to be clear about our view on this: We do NOT encourage these actions. We believe in the open and free internets, where anyone can express their views. Even if we strongly disagree with them and even if they hate us. So don’t fight them using their ugly methods. DDOS and blocks are both forms of censorship. If you want to help; start a tracker, arrange a manifestation, join or start a pirate party, teach your friends the art of bittorrent, set up a proxy, write your political representatives, develop a new p2p protocol, print some pro piracy posters and decorate your town with, support our promo bay artists or just be a nice person and give your mom a call to tell her you love her.

We use the IP address to identify a user’s country, and give the user the option to correct his or her country in settings if our system has misidentified it,” said Twitter spokesperson Jodi Olson. “We also offer the option to set your country to ‘worldwide’ – which will show all public Tweets.

Twitter adopts country-specific censorship regime – how will that work? – Boing Boing

Twitter adopts country-specific censorship regime – how will that work? – Boing Boing