The Way to Fight Internet Pornography?

The Way to Fight Internet Pornography? December 20, 2010

A good idea?  You make the call:

THE UK Government is to combat the early sexualization of children by blocking internet pornography unless parents request it, it was revealed today. The move is intended to ensure that children are not exposed to sex as a routine by-product of the internet. It follows warnings about the hidden damage being done to children by sex sites.

The biggest broadband providers, including BT, Virgin Media and TalkTalk, are being called to a meeting next month by Ed Vaizey, the communications minister, and will be asked to change how pornography gets into homes.

Instead of using parental controls to stop access to pornography – so-called “opting out” – the tap will be turned off at source. Adults will then have to “opt in.”

The new initiative is in advance of the imminent convergence of the internet and television on one large screen in the living room.

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  • Not a “good” idea; a GRAND idea! Per the American Constitution, this seemingly would in no way violate free speech. One must be free to be exposed to others’ “freedom.”

    • j calhoun

      no this is a great idea ….. i am offended too much by porn everywhere… how can those who are offended by this crap function in life if the peverts take over the world… I WANT FREEDOM TO NOT SEE PORN WITHOUT HAVING TO CUT MYSELF OFF FROM THE WORLD OR BE BLIND. WHERE IS MY SAY?