European Parliament Members Don't Want to Hear Your Porn Complaints

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European Parliament shuts down constituent email about porn ban as spam.


Yesterday we noted that the European Parliament was set to vote on a report that recommended banning pornography, writ large, across Europe.

This, naturally, ruffled some feathers and concerned Europeans began to email their "representatives" in Brussels. Except that these legislators weren't that interested in constituent feedback. Instead, they complained to the IT department of the European Parliament to block the incoming mail.

This set off Pirate Party MEP Christian Engstrom, who revealed the blocking on his site, calling it an "absolute disgrace."

"A parliament that views input from citizens on a current issue as spam, has very little democratic legitimacy in my opinion," Engstrom wrote.

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