[Wikimedia-l] Porn blocking in the UK: en:wp blocks on O2
srik.ramk at wikimedia.in
Mon Dec 23 05:07:13 UTC 2013
I've been told that O2 has also blocked the Icelandic parliament website.
Sent from the touchscreen equivalent of a Nokia 1100, pardon the sender.
On Dec 23, 2013 2:22 AM, "David Gerard" <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 22 December 2013 19:31, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 22 December 2013 13:35, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> For your amusement:
> >> http://pseudomonas.dreamwidth.org/120535.html
> >> We are strictly-HTTPS to censorious regimes like the UK, aren't we?
> > If people chose to opt into censorship then its a bit outside our remit.
> > Beyond having an extensive article on the subject.
> No, that's the filter you have to explicitly opt out of.
> In any case, discriminatory or defamatory filter labeling is something
> it is in the public interest to inform on and quite possibly protest
> against. (Turns out that using US-sourced filter software on default
> settings may not be the wisest course of action for a UK-based
> - d.
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