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mar 06

Should airports censor what you can read on WiFi?

"Denver International Airport officials are erring on the side of caution in blocking access to certain sites through the free Internet browser offered to fliers," according to the Denver Post.

Websites such as SportsIllustrated.com, VanityFair.com, and BoingBoing are blocked because the airport's content filters are set aggressively to prevent anything that might be construed as objectionable content.

UPDATE 3/10: I originally wrote "Story first broken by former Talking Heads front man David Byrne, on his blog." But the blog Jaunted had the first whiff of the story (see comments below)...though David Byrne and Boing Boing did advance the story.

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