International Telecommunication Union   ITU
 
 
Site Map Contact us Print Version
 Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Online child protection plan "unworkable"

A UK body representing internet service providers has hit out at proposals that could lead to widespread censorship of the Internet. The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) has said the plan, developed by the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government requiring ISPs to block pornographic websites will not be feasible.

Nicholas Lansman, secretary general of the ISPA, said: "blocking lawful pornography content...will lead to the blocking of access to legitimate content and is only effective in preventing inadvertent access.

 

Full Story