Cameron’s ‘Porn Block’ Will Block More Than Just Pornography

Jim Killock, from the Open Rights Group, originally criticised Cameron’s ‘porn block’ on the basis that it was an attack on our online freedoms, and that illegal material could be better tackled with better policing. However, Jim Killock was recently obtained new information from several ISPs, suggesting that Cameron’s default ‘opt out’ ban will ban far…View Post

The Effect of the Internet on the Brain

From my own personal experience, I find it more difficult to concentrate on something which requires sustained attention – when reading a book, for example – than I used to in the past. I believe that this diminishing ability to concentrate is a result of the internet; more specifically, the way in which I (and…View Post

David Cameron Plans to Censor Online Pornography

The PM delivered a speech today at the NSPCC headquarters and promised to crack down on online pornography, for the purpose of making the internet a safe place for children. (The full speech can be read here). He said that online pornography should be blocked by default and has warned that new laws will only…View Post