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jolyonr (560227) writes "Are you one of the many people who are dismayed to see how easy it is for teenagers and children to get access to online translation services?
Well, fear not, because UK mobile internet operator O2 have now stepped in and made sure that Google Translate can no longer be accessed by anyone under 18.
"The site you tried to visit is restricted to over 18s", claims the statement when you visit the site.
To remove the block, you need them to charge £1 to your credit card. They offer £2.50 in mobile credit in return, but what about those who are under 18 and actually need something translated?
Almost certainly O2 are blocking this because their systems are not clever enough to block porn sites that are fed through Google Translate. But then what next? Blocking Google search because of the Cached pages?" top