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AlbinoBunny
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7/28/2013 2:21:56 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 7/27/2013 7:52:56 PM, AnDoctuir wrote:
Lol, pornwall.

I don't really agree with it, but this is the worrying bit;

"It even extends to blocking "web forums" and "esoteric material", whatever that is."

As long as we keep the opting out it isn't too bad, but "esoteric material" wtf. Also the filters can be abused.

You ever been to Cornwall Badger?
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7/28/2013 5:55:27 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 7/28/2013 2:21:56 PM, AlbinoBunny wrote:
At 7/27/2013 7:52:56 PM, AnDoctuir wrote:
Lol, pornwall.

I don't really agree with it, but this is the worrying bit;

"It even extends to blocking "web forums" and "esoteric material", whatever that is."

As long as we keep the opting out it isn't too bad, but "esoteric material" wtf. Also the filters can be abused.

You ever been to Cornwall Badger?

They tried something like this in Australia a few years ago. It didn't end well once people discovered anti-government websites were on the blacklist.
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7/28/2013 6:40:05 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 7/28/2013 5:55:27 PM, the_croftmeister wrote:
At 7/28/2013 2:21:56 PM, AlbinoBunny wrote:
At 7/27/2013 7:52:56 PM, AnDoctuir wrote:
Lol, pornwall.

I don't really agree with it, but this is the worrying bit;

"It even extends to blocking "web forums" and "esoteric material", whatever that is."

As long as we keep the opting out it isn't too bad, but "esoteric material" wtf. Also the filters can be abused.

You ever been to Cornwall Badger?

They tried something like this in Australia a few years ago. It didn't end well once people discovered anti-government websites were on the blacklist.

LOL. Hmmmmmm.
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7/29/2013 6:12:57 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Apparently, this "porn" also includes file sharing sites, anti-government sites (which are deemed as "tasteless", blogs, forums, etc.
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