Posts Tagged ‘department of public safety’

PPA Declares Victory in Minnesota

Minnesota drops action to make ISPs block gambling sites (maybe)

by , Jun 5, 2009 | 12:00 pm

On Thursday, The Minnesota Department of Public Safety decided it was dropping its attempt to force ISPs to block several online gambling sites to Minnesota residents. The PPA press release can be found below.

UPDATE: Not so fast, my friend. Apparently, the Minnesota DPS hasn’t officially dropped its effort, but its expected to happen by early next week, stay tuned for further updates.


MN Legislator Says Online Gambling Ban Goes Too Far

Republican: “The state ‘has better things to do'”

by , May 4, 2009 | 6:53 pm

The Minnesota Star Tribune has an article on a Republican’s legislation Monday to bar the state’s Department of Public Safety from attempting to block access to 200 online gambling sites without legislative approval.

Rep. Pat Garofolo from Farmington offered the following: