Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Oct 2011 15:22 UTC
Internet & Networking "BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin will be asked to offer customers the option to block adult content during subscription According to new measures to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, online pornography watchers will have to place a special request with their Internet Service providers (ISPs) to watch pornographic or sexualised content online. The prime minister is holding a summit at No.10 today with 30 media and retail executives, including broadcasters, magazine editors, trade bodies and advertisers, said the Daily Mail. Cameron is expected to announce the crackdown after Mothers Union charity chief executive Reg Bailey submitted a report on the matter after six months of study." The fact that this can happen in Great Britain just goes to show how brittle concepts like freedom of speech really are. Where people in the Arab world fight for the kinds of freedom we have, we in the west just hand them over to extremists. Un-frakking-believable. Any British folk in here? How on earth did you guys let this happen?
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Only to be expected
by bloodline on Tue 11th Oct 2011 16:05 UTC
bloodline
Member since:
2008-07-28

The British government is a total joke, rocked by near constant scandals since being elected and showing that the Conservative party are nothing but a buch of self serving arseholes...

People who have no experience of money, other than running to daddy to pay for the restaurant they've just trashed*, running a country? You couldn't make it up!

I had to opt-in to watching porn on my iPhone as O2 decided to block this in 2009... Altering your DNS had the same effect, but it was simple enough to click "yes I love Pr0n" on the O2 website (though it did require credit card varification).

*this is true, search for "Bullingdon Club"... Bunch of wankers ;)

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RE: Only to be expected
by PhilPotter on Tue 11th Oct 2011 16:14 in reply to "Only to be expected"
PhilPotter Member since:
2011-06-10

Haha glad someone mentioned the Bullingdon Club. Amazing how the free press barely ever brings this issue back to the surface...

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