Judge wants France ring fenced from Nazi auctions

Calls in the experts

A French judge has ordered Web experts to find out how to stop French surfers from accessing Nazi memorabilia sales on Yahoo! sites.

A French anti-rascist groups are suing Yahoo! over what it calls illegal auctions of Nazi paraphernalia. According to Reuters Judge Jean-Jacques Gomez has set a date of 6 November for a new hearing to give the experts two months to come up with a way of blocking the US based sites.

Yahoo! has argued that it is technically impossible to ring-fence French Net users.

The International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism, and the Union of French Jewish Students have launched the complaints.

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