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EU mandate may block Cameron’s anti-porn filtering

David Cameron has been trying to make pornography harder to access for some time now. At various points throughout the past couple of years, he’s discussed how he thinks it’s too easy for children to see and that he wants to see companies and the government do more to prevent that. …

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UK porn filters are blocking anti-drug-war sites

Much of our coverage of the British government last year involved David Cameron’s courting of Chinese firms and how he was very interested in the filters they put up to stop citizens looking at a large variety of content, including anti-government messages. However, the big problem Mr Cameron saw in …

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Porn filters block sex education, charity websites

At the behest of the government and through their own initiative, British ISPs have begun firing up their own pornography filters, but as expected, on top of not being the all encompassing blockers that they were designed to be, they’ve done what we all knew they would do and started …

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Huawei denies spying for the Chinese goverment

Huawei has been the centre of discussion recently, we already know that the British ISP TalkTalk use the company to maintain its filters and that both the ISP and Huawei can add or remove sites from the filter as they see fit. Recently David Cameron praised the company’s filtering system in …

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Cindy Gallop: Talk about sex, don’t filter it

The David Cameron porn filters have been a bit of a hot topic here at Kitguru for the past few weeks and you’ve told us loud and clear, you’re not happy with the idea of them. Fortunately, we’re not alone in this regard, but not necessarily for the same reasons. …

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Hate the porn filters? Here’s how you can help

We’ve had a lot of feedback on this porn filtering business. While a few of you have showed some support for the idea of protecting the lil’ ones, the vast majority of you don’t want them to be implemented at all. Fortunately, you’re not the only ones as several thousand …

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UK to implement compulsory porn filters for households with children

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Beginning in February, ISPs will have to show the government their plans for implementing a compulsory survey to those setting up their internet connection. In that questionnaire, if the bill payer says there are children in the house, they will be prompted to setup filters for pornography. If they try and quickly skip through …

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