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Only regulated gaming houses will be allowed online. The state is losing too much money in tax revenue.

A few hours ago the recently approved measure forcing Italian internet service providers to block unlicensed online gaming websites entered into force. The censoring method recommended by the [Italian] Amministrazione Autonoma Monopoli di Stato – the State Monopoly Agency – is based upon the redirection of queries to unauthorized websites to a dedicated website by using the ISP DNS systems.

So a country is censoring all traffic to a particular segment of the Internet.  Nuts.

Link here, with a hat tip to Ferg.

Alex Eckelberry