New HTTP Status To Include Censorship Code

By | June 19, 2012

New HTTP Status To Include Censorship Code Tim Bray, the co-creator of the XML markup language, has suggested a new error code for the web censorship, which should inform users that their content is being blocked.

Described as “A New HTTP Status Code for Legally-restricted Resources” it should display the following details:

Code: 451
Description: Unavailable for Legal Reasons

According to a proposed draft, it must inform users that their content is unavailable due to the web censorship and not beat around the bush.

[Via: H-Online]

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  1. Eric Gossett says:

    I love Opera very much.  But I am here to say this is a bad release for sure.  Even having trouble posting comment on here.

    I have tried disabling HWA and enabled it.  Nothing helped.  

    Facebook games, videos and sometimes youtube do not work at all.  Re installed flash.. nothing.

    Downgrading today.

  2. rennmaxbeta says:

    I’m using it. No problems so far.