david cameron uk pm 640x472As taboo as some people might consider porn to be, the reality is that it is there, and thanks to the internet just about anyone can access it, even young children unless their parents install some kind of software that will prevent them from accessing it. However since not all parents are that tech savvy, over in the UK it looks like the government will be stepping in and doing the filtering for them. UK Prime Minister David Cameron will announce that internet service providers will soon start contacting  their customers and asking them if they want to enable filters on their internet, with the changes expected to be introduced by the end of next year.

The filters will be set on the service provider’s end, meaning that as long as you are connected to their service and if you have said yes to the filters, anyone in your home or on your network will no longer be able to access pornographic material. This is in response to the critics who claim that Cameron talks tough but fails to take action, and with this announcement, groups such as the Rape Crisis group have welcomed the change. This filter set on an ISP level will also help technical literate children from disabling filters their parents might have installed, and with changes only allowed to be made by the account holder, an adult.

It’s an interesting proposition and we guess many internet users in the UK will soon be faced with the question of whether they want to enable access to adult material.

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