Comment: Cameron's porn block threatens both privacy and liberty

British prime minister David Cameron last week announced initiatives to tackle the problem of children accessing pornographic images online.

27th July, 2013

British prime minister David Cameron last week announced initiatives to tackle the problem of children accessing pornographic images online, as well as the issues surrounding the distribution of images of child abuse. The solution includes requiring the internet service providers, and search engines such as Google, having a default setting preventing access to porn, unless customers request the "porn block" be disabled for their account. But what he sees as a silver bullet to deal...

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