Opt-in system for online porn discuss...

Opt-in system for online porn discussed in Canada

There are 1 comment on the SooToday story from Jul 22, 2013, titled Opt-in system for online porn discussed in Canada. In it, SooToday reports that:

The controversial British plan to block access to pornography websites unless Internet customers explicitly opt-in has been previously discussed in Canada, according to the head of an industry group representing Internet service providers.

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wotefe

United States

#1 Jul 23, 2013
blocking content on internet is difficult sometimes may end up blocking innocent sites.

for instance indonesia has been blocking porn for years but all sites providing proxy are also blocked including big names like hidemyass and anynomouse - in early days even google's gwt and archive.org 's waybackmachine weren't accessible (latter it turns out that wikipedia uses waybackmachine for links that no longer exist).

not to mention how packet inspection really violate our privacy.

what i don't understand is that some isp display ads on the blocked sites. are we trying to protect people from porn but give them up to consumerism which is equally filthy and dangerous?
censorship sucks, techically and in terms of privacy.

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