2009/2/20 geni <geni...@gmail.com>:
> Blaming the wrong people there.
>
> The IWF effectively has two missions.
>
> 1)Contact UK based ISPs and get them to take down illegal content.
> This was their initial mission and by most accounts they are fairly
> good at it.
>
> 2)Provide a list of material that can be fed into cleenfeed derived
> systems and provide some level of blocking against certain types of
> illegal content on non UK based  sites. This they do. However
> cleenfeed was not their idea (blame BT for that) and if they hadn't
> started providing a list again there was the threat that the
> government would.

Many of the problems are with that list. The list contains html pages,
not images (at least, not exclusively), and not even the right html
pages (they never blocked the [[Image:...]] page). If the government
ran it, they would be accountable, IWF aren't.

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