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The UK's coalition government is discussing a plan that would see all pornographic websites automatically blocked in an effort to keep children from accessing them.
Under the proposed plan, which appears to have the backing of Britain's major Internet service providers, the government would provide ISPs a list of objectionable websites, which the ISPs would automatically block. An Internet surfer would then have to "opt in" to be allowed to see the content.
Originally posted by crazydaisy
There are ways of blocking sites right on their computer. Seems like their are more important ways of protecting children - how about all the perverts on the street - try rounding those up. Leave the net control to the parents and hopefully they instruct their children not to give out info on the net or get lured in.
Originally posted by justwokeup
Actually the porn industry will love this, the internet is killing them. Think of the DVD sales if the internet is locked down.
I'm in a cynical mood today :-)
I don't know...maybe they can't...Britons...are you capable of being parents or do you agree the government must raise your children because you simply do not know how...your government seems to think the whole lot of you are unable to