Germany will soon get its own internet censorship law. Unique - or symptom of a world-wide trend? Is net censorship on the rise in other countries as well - and what does that mean for us? We have a global look at the subject.

With the law to introduce internet blocks in the fight against child pornography, censorship has made its way from foreign to domestic politics in Germany. But Germany isn't alone with its efforts to introduce censorship: Only recently Wikileaks published parts of the Italian filter list. Is internet censorship on the rise in Europe? And can we really, just as Hans-Peter Uhl (CDU) believes, learn from China?