Friday 24 February 2017

Adrian Weckler: Time for an adult debate about scourge of porn

'No one measure can make the internet safe for children – the key for parents is to talk to their kids about usage'
'No one measure can make the internet safe for children – the key for parents is to talk to their kids about usage'

IS the Government right not to seek anti-pornography filters on home broadband connections, as the British government is doing?

Yes, say pragmatists and civil liberty organisations: blocking legal content is a slippery slope, while blocking filters usually doesn't work anyway. (Just ask the music industry.)

No, say some children's rights activists: it is worth compromising some freedoms in order to prevent the inappropriately early sexualisation of children.

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