Saturday, January 04, 2014

David Cameron's internet porn filter is the start of censorship creep

David Cameron's internet porn filter is the start of censorship creep:
The government's filter, which comes into full effect this month after a year of lobbying, will block far more than dirty pictures. That was always the intention, and in recent weeks it has become clear that the mission creep of internet censorship is even creepier than campaigners had feared. In the name of protecting children from a rotten tide of raunchy videos, a terrifying precedent is being set for state control of the digital commons...