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Submission + - An HTTP Status Code for Censorship? (

Tryfen writes: UK ISPs are being forced to block The Pirate Bay. One is using "HTTP 403 Forbidden" to tell users that they cannot access the site. So, should there be a specific HTTP status code to tell a user that they are being censored?
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An HTTP Status Code for Censorship?

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One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.