An Open Letter To UK Porn Minister, David Cameron

from the don't-mess-with-the-internet,-it-messes-back dept

We've had a few posts now about UK Prime Minister David Cameron's nutty idea to censor the internet with an unworkable porn filter (complete with a "porn license" so that if you want to get around the filter, you have to "register" your desire not to be censored). Of course, this all makes perfect fodder for musician Dan Bull, whose music we've featured plenty of times. His specialty areas tend to be songs about politicians, internet freedom and video games. This one hits on two of the three, so here he is with his open letter to David Cameron, the Porn Minister.
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    Violated (profile), 25 Jul 2013 @ 12:16pm

    The UK's biggest wanker

    I loved the part where he branded David Cameron as the UK's biggest wanker.

    The Internet is a place for adults but there are children in walled gardens and young teens at 4Chan. It helps none to try to turn an adult society into a children's playground which no adult would tolerate.

    Let us recall that this censorship plan began on lies when they wanted to tackle unlawful porn. Most Internet users know they are over a decade late to that party when the Internet and Police cleaned up that issue during all this decade leaving the remains on Tor Core.

    So they then switched to distasteful lawful porn like lolicon which the UK High Court branded as lawful because animated meant no victim being harmed. Distasteful aside had this been the USA then this censorship would be a first amendment violation.

    Now the truth is revealed as they censor everyone's connection even those who don't have kids. Sure you can remove it with an ID check thus adding your name to a pervert's list to be held liable under law when any issues crop up.

    Even worse is that David "dickhead" Cameron has ignored all expert advice pointing out that it is technically impossible to achieve. Cameron pushing forward bull headed only makes him a f**king moron.

    So websites come by the millions where no ISP can judge them all, or even keep updated with daily changes, to be able to do even a reasonable job. Sure they can block a few of the main sites while those small fetish sites go uncensored due to simply being unknown. The God help them trying to sort out Flickr and Imgur where porn photo can appear randomly amongst the bulk.

    Even worst when we run the "protect the children" plan then porn will only be the first victim as rude words and more get banned from the UK's Kindernet. I have seen child safe filters before and they were a total failure even blocking the ASCII archive an important collection about the history of BBS systems.

    Then let is not forget proxy, VPN and Tor bypass methods that any kid can master being born and raised on computers. Indeed to brand this child safe is to distract adults from the reality making the problem far worse.

    The real failure here is that David "Dickhead" Cameron is trying to fix a SOCIAL problem with TECHNOLOGY instead of tackling it on a social front.

    In my family the problem is already resolved without any filtering being done. A laptop for the children's use is placed in the family room with the screen facing where adults sit meaning the children can visit their desired sites without straying from the safe path.

    So how much money has our retarded Government spent advertising this social solution to the general population? None is it not? Does he really love children or his great British firewall?

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