Church agency welcomes British government proposal to restrict porn access
Catholic World News - July 23, 2013
A proposal by the British government to restrict online access to pornography has drawn approval from the Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN), the social-action arm of the bishops’ conference of England and Wales.
Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested filtering explicit and violent pornography. His proposal would block pornographic sites on public wi-fi sites, and require any visitors to register with adult identification in order to reach the sites.
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Posted by: Chestertonian -
Jul. 24, 2013 12:37 AM ET USA
There is a simple means, if ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) would implement it. Simply requiring all porn sites to use the .xxx extension for ALL their websites would then allow parents, schools, libraries, etc. to block out those sites. However, while ICANN has added the .xxx extension, it hasn't required the exclusive use of it by the porn industry. All concerned about this issue should demand this solution be implemented. See their website at www.icann.org.
Posted by: Defender -
Jul. 23, 2013 4:39 PM ET USA
Too bad it won't work here, the "Rights" people (you know, the ones that don't want to talk about responsibilities) would object and the president and his sycophants will cry foul and file suit.