Clean up YouTube

Reports in todays UK tabloid newspapers indicate that members of the UK parliament are demanding that YouTube cleans up its video network.

Kids as young as eight are finding images of porn, violence and horror on internet video sites like YouTube. According to a commons report, one in six schoolchildren has seen "nasty, worrying and frightening" content. It also revealed video sharing sites like YouTube do nothing to protect kids from such content.

The industry standard for removing offensive content is 24 hours, something which is a "shocking" length of time according to the commons culture, media and sport committee.

One way YouTube could clear the site up is have a reporting system where anything over a certain amount of bad reports gets removed from public view until moderators can ensure it should be removed permanently. What do Neowin users think? Have you found porn, violence and horror on YouTube?

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