Canadian Government Shuts Down Parody Websites

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Fri, Jan 1st, 2010 14:40 by capnasty NEWS

Stung by a satire at the Copenhagen climate conference, Canada's government has shut down two parody Web sites criticizing the Great White North's glacial policy on global warming. In the process, however, it has taken down 4,500 other Web sites that had nothing to do with the prank played two weeks ago at the global climate summit.

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