UK’s child porn filter would not work here – expert

OneNews 25 July 2013
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s push to introduce an automated child porn filter would not work here, according to a New Zealand expert.
Mr Cameron has announced measures to ensure search engines block results for searches using blacklisted keywords to stop internet users accessing illegal images.
Evidence in two recent high-profile child murders in Britain has shown that the killers accessed online child pornography. Although search companies have pledged to help remove images from the internet, Mr Cameron says he wants them to go further.
And Lobby group Family First is calling on the New Zealand Government to to copy the UK plan.
CEO of the Telecommunications Users Association, Paul Brislen said the practicalities underneath the surface makes it extremely difficult to implement.
“It would be a costly time consuming business that probably won’t result in anything terribly useful at all,” he said.
He said to monitor over a billion sites people literally need to physically scan each site and search and approve or disapprove them.
“The way the Chinese do it for instance is have people sitting in a room looking at every site and every search that’s going on online at all times,” he told TV ONE’s Breakfast
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