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News Government extends porn filter to 'extremist' content

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 29 Nov 2013.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    Corky in 3.. 2... 1....
     
  3. trotter94

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    Has everyone worked out this government is fascist yet?
     
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    I actually might have to vote in the next election for the first time ever to get these morons out of government.
     
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    "So this is how liberty dies...with thunderous applause"

    I think it's time for you guys to go looking for torches and pitchforks now.
     
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  8. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    :D I'm not sure i need to say much.
    If anyone is still in doubt that Cameron wants to censors and monitor everything done on the internet this article just adds to the ever growing evidence proving otherwise.
     
  9. Phil Rhodes

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    We already have a secret block list, called Cleanfeed. It is claimed to be aimed at child pornography - in which case arguably fine - but you already can't find out what's on it. This is, obviously, worse, but the situation was preexisting.

    Rather jumping the gun, eh, Gareth?

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  10. Gareth Halfacree

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    You mean the secret block list that is clearly mentioned in the article, Phil? The one that was introduced for child porn, and now includes file sharing sites? As the article says?
    This, on the other hand, is an entirely fair point. Let me go sprinkle some 'allegedlies' around the place.
     
  11. Phil Rhodes

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    Wait, what? We're actually talking about Cleanfeed? Oh. Crap. Well, you didn't say. No offence intended, anyway. I was more thinking of the tendency of governments to pile on duplicate solutions to problems they haven't solved, in order to not solve them again and gain votes in so doing.
     
  12. Corky42

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    Yea but cleanfeed doesn't allow GCHQ to monitor any data going across the internet, where as all these proposals by Cameron allow exactly that. He has even gone on record saying that he has tasked GCHQ in partnership with the NSA to monitor the internet.
     
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    Please, please do. Also write to your MP.
     
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    I sardonically laugh at the presumptions that Labour would be any different.
     
  15. Corky42

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    Indeed the monitoring and censorship of the internet has wide spread cross party support, and AFAIK the 150 other country's that will have 100,000 search terms blocked didn't vote for any political party in the UK.
     
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    This will work brilliantly. Just like blocking a few pirate bay URLs reduced torrent traffic in the UK to zero.

    Who will give me a nice stirring "Huzzah!" for Mr Cameron?
     
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    Surprise, Sur-Fu******-prise.
     
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    Exactly. Tory and Labour policy on this issue is very similar. Labour are even trying to attack the relative freedom of the UK press via the nonsensical Leveson proposals. The Tory's seem to be in favor of some kind of watered down version of that, which is not to their credit either.
     
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    Vote Monster Raving Loony Party, it's the only option left..
     
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    The only sane option, no less.
     

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