Online gambling ban not going so well

Last month the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED) told ISPs to prohibit access to some 200 gambling web sites. So far none of the ISPs have responded.

The DPS claimed the federal wire law allowed them to make the request to ban access to the gambling sites – but most folks seem to feel that isn’t right.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

1 thought on “Online gambling ban not going so well

  1. Pingback: MN Gamblers still in to win « Blandin on Broadband

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