grelmar - 4:59 am on Apr 12, 2010 (gmt 0)
Really? Has any of WebmasterWorld's European members first hand news of "actions such as those used in Iran" being proposed in their respective countries?
France: HADOPI Law [en.wikipedia.org]
That took all of 10 seconds to find on Wikipedia. If you really want to dig into it, and spend, oh, a half hour or so, you'll find all kinds of examples of laws being enacted across the EU, Australia, and other places that, while well meaning in their intent to protect copyright holders, are chilling in their scope and reach.