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Automatic bar on net porn considered

Mr_Fingerz

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#1
BBC News - Automatic bar on net porn considered (c) Auntie

Looks like the government are trying to police something which they don't understand. Again.

My local authority has a bar on "inappropriate content". All well and good until you understand that students studying the History of Art at A Level cannot view pictures of nudes (either in school or in the local library). Things like net nanny already exist. If you don't want your 10 year old to see images of people copulating or indulging in a bdsmfest, then use net nanny.
 
#2
Dear Politicians,

Teh Internetz can't be 'blocked', if you even had the slightest clue about what the internet is and why it was developed you'd understand why.

Par example: Within 5 minutes of your great 'victory' in ordering Telcos to block TPB, alternative IP's were up and running and all that happened was you delayed downloads by 5 minutes and traffic to TPB is now far bigger than it ever was thanks to all the free publicity about what could be gotten there.
 
#6
I don't look at net porn. I get enough excitement from maguire's texts of him in his "whitey tighties".

Do you think that's why I feel nauseous all the time?
 
#7
Bad idea if .xxx had been adopted could possibly have some little merit but will find lots of non porn sites being effected and just turning into a massive pain in the arrse.
The goverment having a database of those who want to look at porn who could possibly think this is a good idea.:(
 
#9
What will their husbands watch and claim on expenses next? Shows how fecking out of touch they are, only a fool pays for their pornography.

Issue for local system administrators and parents. Not nation state.

Without Chinese or Saudi levels of state intervention it WILL NOT WORK.

Is this because they have utterly lost control of anything that matters (streets, budgets, healthcare, transport) they are trying to go "Oh, look how evil the internet is!".

I look forward the next election and endless vapid tweets and web-campaigns.

I was enjoying newsnight, the tory there made as much of a twat of herself about the internet as the night before one did about the economy.

Learn how to work your computer, if need be do audits of your childrens kit. Ask them why they are running proxies, for example? Why is their history list delete on exit.

probably for the same reason yours is.....

1984 was a book, Mr and Mrs Politician. Not a how-to-manual.

You certainly don't HMG put a gadget in your house on the off-chance there will be a crime there, sometime.

When we can put parliament under similiar 24/7 surveillance I will change my mind.

Sooner or later there will be a corrupt MP or a crime committed, so why not? Logic is used against us!

This b/s is coupled with this other project of theirs, which History_Man started a thread about

http://www.arrse.co.uk/current-affairs-news-analysis/183980-cyber-snooping-good-idea-not.html

HMG for some reason has woken up to the internet. It is like a city. And like any city it has places you don't want you kids going. But like in real life, you don't lock them up all day. Nor do you let the government put a lock on your front door. So treat the internet like a big, beautiful city. Learn where you don't want to go, what lock you want to put on the front door.

But ultimately if it all too hard? Unplug the damn thing and put it back in the box.

Maybe that's what parliament should do. On one hand they have a positive agenda towards technology, but then on others they just have not got a bloody clue.
 
#10
Typically the Daily Mail is all over this with its outdated views that we should all be living the innocent and upstanding lifestyles as depicted in those 1950's "nuclear family" posters. If I want to have a browse on Xhamster (thank me later) I dont see why that is any of the governments business! The still images of Razzle just don't cut the mustard these days ha! I don't have any kids, but if/when I do, they wouldn't have access to a computer unsupervised and the net would be locked down so they couldn't get on any dodgy sites, and certainly wouldn't have one in their own room before they were 16, surely that is all that's needed?
 
#11
Typically the Daily Mail is all over this with its outdated views that we should all be living the innocent and upstanding lifestyles as depicted in those 1950's "nuclear family" posters. If I want to have a browse on Xhamster (thank me later) I dont see why that is any of the governments business! The still images of Razzle just don't cut the mustard these days ha! I don't have any kids, but if/when I do, they wouldn't have access to a computer unsupervised and the net would be locked down so they couldn't get on any dodgy sites, and certainly wouldn't have one in their own room before they were 16, surely that is all that's needed?
Ah, xhamster! For every "taste".
 
#14
IIRC the time a lad most needs porn is between 14 and 17. Won't some body Pleeease think of the children!

Rather like hedge sparrows hedge porn has seen a massive decline since the 90's. And socks are not what they used to be either.

[video=youtube_share;7BmkBroiw1s]http://youtu.be/7BmkBroiw1s[/video]
 
#16
I've just had a look at the daily wails article and my head honestly hurts from the mind numbing stupidity of their reporting. Gone are the days where parents raise their children, it's everybody else's responsibility clearly. More legislation to blanket block websites that some people don't like, what could possibly go wrong!
 
#17
Now as to why the Pols have suddenly got a hard on for the Internetz?

Well, the recent whining and gurning of the One Eyed Porridge Wog in front of Leveson should have given you the clue.

Politicians have all but neutered the press, they have de facto absolute control over the TV and Radio, but the internets? Oh no, they can still be called to account there and they cannot 'control the message' so they hate it.
 
#18
Also if porn is automatically blocked that's the daily wail fucked, their reporters and editor thrap theirselves into oblivion over videos of immigrants getting fucked in the arse by garden gnomes in exchange for a council house.
 
#19
Please note if anyone at the daily mail considers statements such as "the daily mail editor cannot climax unless he is strangling a dog" as libel then I will happily apologise on page 64 of any random shit thread, in small print of course.
 
#20
Please note if anyone at the daily mail considers statements such as "the daily mail editor cannot climax unless he is strangling a dog" as libel then I will happily apologise on page 64 of any random shit thread, in small print of course.
Statement of fact.

I hear he has to snap the poor dogs's neck whilst inside to achieve release.

The print media are all also shitting themselves that they are going to be out of jobs due to internet-citizen journalism. Which is less gravy-train orientated, if they cannot give good analysis they are damned.

And why read their opinions, when I can read anyone's now? Not just some frothying loon on the Mail, or spineless Islington goatee-beard wearing trendy in the Guardian?

Now I can read what actually matters, not guacamole in N1 but life in Damascus and other more interesting places.

I hope the newspapers are really, really scared.
 

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