Google Developer Drafts a New Error Code To Let You Know When Sites Have Been Censored


With all the court-ordered censorship of file-sharing sites like The Pirate Bay and MegaUpload, Google’s Tim Bray has decided your standard 403 status code just won’t do. As the Verge reports, Mr. Bray, who co-invented XML and now works as a developer advocate for Android, is submitting a draft for a new HTTP Status Code that would let users know when a webpage they’ve requested can’t be accessed because of legal restrictions like state-censorship. Read More