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Id say this could damage the you know what industry

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Id say this could damage the you know what industry

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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

do plusnet have options like they say on that link to block content ?
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

Since you are apparently a relatively new customer you should know as you would have been asked
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i have never been asked
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

So you already knew the answer to your question before you posted it
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not really, maybe u can request it ?
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From your link
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Internet service providers (ISPs) have also voiced concerns, favouring instead an "active choice" system.
This method, already in place at several ISPs, prompts a new customer to choose if they want inappropriate content to be filtered out by their provider.
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hmm cant say i seen anything like that when i joined.
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

Yeah, we don't have anything like that at the minute. 
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

But presumably you have in place the ability to block these websites should this become policy?
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

The major problem with these systems is that, as stated by some influential people already
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Blocking is trivial to circumvent and it is likely a default blocking system would lull parents into a false sense of security.

I've not  seen a blocking system yet that doesn't suffer the standard problems of false positives and negatives,  i.e.  blocking legitimate content and allowing undesired content through.
Having a system on a local PC or the router would at least allow the rules to be tweaked.
The proposed system also fails from the point of view that it's a blanket block that stops everyone,  not just the children!
Again,  a local system would allow different rules for different people.
Another major issiue is the question of who gets to decide what is allowed and what is not.
One can easily envisage a website that  TPTB doesn't like for political/personal reasons somehow ending up on the blocked list.
Ultimately is appears to be a standard crusade of those that think anything sex related is bad and nobody should see it,  and those that would much rather someone else looks after the children as it's too much trouble for them to educate their own kids about the world!
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

By definition somebody somewhere would have to 'study' all the sites, pictures, videos in order to determine whether it's suitable or not for others to view.
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Parents / Legal Guardians are responsible for their children and for monitoring / blocking what they can access on the internet, nobody else.
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

Yup blocking is a massive waste of time to anyone in the know (so none of the MP's then), as it'll just be circumvented (as all blocking currently is).
I mean, you only have to look at the success of the Pirate Bay block and how that has killed off internet piracy Laugh.
Just something else which won't work, that'll we all have to pay for Roll eyes
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

Just because I have a chainsaw in my garden shed it doesn't mean I'm going to rush out and massacre the street.  Similarly with porn, I know it exists, but it doesn't mean I'm going to indulge in it.
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Re: Id say this could damage the you know what industry

All you have to do is to use OpenDNS and select the appropriate filter, and you get a much more reliable DNS service in with the bargain!  Smiley