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Google, working alongside the Houston police, has taken down a sex offender who was found to have child pornography stored on his computer. Google noticed the illicit images in the offender's inbox.
BT Broadband has revealed details of its new network-level Parental Controls, which will block access to adult content for all users by default, forcing them to opt out of the restrictions if desired.
As the UK prepares for porn to be blocked by default on all ISPs, user data shows that 8.5% of all UK web activity is based around adult content - more than the US, but not as much as Germany.
The UK is taking steps to ensure that both ISP's and search engines keep checks on what's displayed online; following a ban on porn, Bing has now introduced measures against online child exploitation.
A change in UK law means that pornography is to be blocked by default, becoming an opt-in feature. The move is ostensibly an effort to limit access to illegal content or underage content.
A document, the "Report on Eliminating Gender Stereotypes" includes a little clause that wants to ban access to adult content in the European Union. Controversial, and it's being debated on Tuesday.
Proposals to block web access to adult content in the UK, and force users to register with their ISP to view such material, have been rejected by Government ministers, but not everyone is happy.
Facebook has removed an image seemingly showing a woman in rather, ahem, 'risque' positioning while proving someone's theory that the Terms of Service are somewhat flawed in their usage.
Egypt's state prosecutor has ordered a ban on internet pornography after a similar order was ignored by authorities. The ban would take away what some would argue is the raison d'etre of the web.
A federal court in Illinois has ordered a man to pay $1.5m in damages - the largest award of its kind - after evidence proved that he had illegally shared ten adult movies via BitTorrent.
A NY State Court ruled that merely viewing child porn on the web can't be considered as a crime. The defendant conviction still stands because of image file found on his computer's hard disk.
As the debate rages on over the protection of children online, Google suggests that parents must take more responsibility, and not rely solely on the "blunt tool" of legislation.
Months after plans emerged to force internet service providers to block 'inappropriate' content and force users to opt in to viewing that content if desired, ISPs continue to resist the proposals.
The UK High Court has ordered an ISP to provide personal details for over 9,000 customers to a porn production company, which claims those users' IP addresses unlawfully downloaded its content.
Ultra-conservative politicians in Egypt take steps towards attempting a total ban on internet pornography in the country, in an apparent move to extend the influence of Sharia law on its citizens.
A Buffalo, NY man had a rude awakening one morning when federal officers broke down the door to his house, threw him down the stairs and aimed assault weapons at him while yelling, “Pedophile!” ...
A civil servant in Australia was fired last week when he took to Google and searched for "knockers" while using his work laptop at home. "Knockers" is vernacular for women's breasts in different parts of...
Neowin reported on Sunday that Wikipedia co-founder and chairman emeritus Jimmy Wales had relinquished his editing and content management roles at Wikimedia. This was because he came under unrelenting fire from the Wikimedia community...
After Fox News broke a story in April about Wikimedia hosting pornographic images on its servers, company co-founder and president Jimmy Wales started single-handedly purging the Wikimedia databases of all things deemed pornographic. These actions...
Microsoft launched a software program designed to help police worldwide hunt down child porn traffickers by enabling authorities for the first time to link information such as credit card purchases, internet chat room messages and...