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All pornography in the United Kingdom to be censored by default

Anonymous Coward writes | about a year ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Arguing that pornography is "corroding childhood", British Prime Minister David Cameron is to announce that UK Internet Service Providers must filter all online pornography unless users decide to opt-in to receiving it. In addition, pornography depicting rape will be outlawed, and a database of "banned child porn images" will be constructed to identify anyone viewing these images. Cameron also wants search engines to pop up warning messages when people appear to be searching for prohibited content. He concludes, "This is, quite simply, about how we protect our children and their innocence."

This is not an April Fool."

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Tories are Party of small government... (1)

Joining Yet Again (2992179) | about a year ago | (#44347943)

...only in the sense that they want to turn the country into a fiefdom for their friends in the City. And that needs a whole lotta control!

Opt in to porn? (1)

mitcheli (894743) | about a year ago | (#44348639)

Well that creates a rather interesting short list of "sexual deviants" now doesn't it?
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