United Kingdom may force Net providers to block pornography

by | Dec. 21, 2010

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The United Kingdom government may soon enforce policies to block all pornographic content from reaching British home computers unless users specifically request access, in a move designed to prevent children from viewing pornography.

British communications minister Ed Vaizey is set to speak with Internet providers in the U.K. next month to implement the changes. Providers would block all pornographic content by default, requiring those who wish to view it to "opt in."

"This is a very serious matter. I think it is very important that it's the (Internet service providers) that come up with solutions to protect children," Vaizey said, according to a Sunday report in The Guardian.

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