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Appeal to ISPs on child porn just won’t work

15th August, 2009

Last week, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) sent a letter to Irish internet service providers (ISPs).

‘‘Dear ------, I am writing to ask what your company’s policy is towards blocking access to known child pornography websites and Usenet groups. You will be aware that in Italy it is required by law that all ISPs block access to known child pornography websites, and the German government recently signalled its intention...

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