Network Level Content Blocking (UK)

William Allen Simpson william.allen.simpson at
Thu Jun 7 21:29:15 UTC 2007

Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> Interestingly, nobody has mentioned on the list what the offending 
> content is yet. Or why this would even remotely be a good idea. I would 
> think that if the content in question is legal, ISPs and the government 
> shouldn't touch it, and if it isn't, law enforcement should do something 
> about it.
It was in

"images of child abuse"

"voluntary" "co-operation"

"At present, the government does not propose to require UK ISPs to block
content and our policy is to pursue a self-regulatory approach wherever

"However, 90 per cent. of connections is not enough...."

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