On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dal...@gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/1/15 Ian A. Holton <poe...@gmail.com>:
> >> "Following complaints that its child-porn blacklist has led multiple
> >> British ISPs to censor innocuous content on the Internet Archive's
> Wayback
> >> Machine, the Internet Watch Foundation has confirmed the blacklist
> contains
> >> images housed by the 85-billion-page web history database."
> >
> > (
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/01/14/iwf_details_archive_blacklisting/
> > )
> >
> > It's not only use being bad then :)
>
> Obviously, blocking the whole site is unacceptable and is probably due
> to technical incompetence on the parts of either the IWF or ISPs (or
> both). However, it wouldn't surprise me if the Internet Archive
> contains child-porn - it's generated automatically, isn't it? If the
> internet contains child-porn, then so will an archive of it. I'm not
> really sure what the best course of action for the IA is, but they do
> need to do something to minimise the risk of illegal images being
> archived.
>

Tesco (NTL) isn't blocked from archive.org. I just checked.

-- 
Alex
(User:Majorly)
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