Google Introduces Country-Specific URL Scheme on Blogger

Blogger LogoCountry-specific URL scheme comes to blogger. Over the coming weeks you might notice that the URL of a blog you’re reading has been redirected to a country-code top level domain, or “ccTLD.” For example, if you’re in India and viewing [blogname], you might be redirected [blogname] A ccTLD, when it appears, corresponds with the country of the reader’s current location, reveals a google support page.

From there, it will be easy to implement country-specific rules and regulations. This means, for example, someone in the US who posts pro-Nazi content on their Blogger blog will be perfectly in his legal rights to do so, but someone in Germany, where the exact same content would be illegal, will be censored. For Blogger, this process will be implemented over the next several months.

The idea is to promote free speech as much as possible without entirely blocking access to some countries or restricting posting guidelines to the entire world.[source]

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