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3:45 pm on Jun 12, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Mobile Telecoms Company Censoring Blogs [gigaom.com]
Every day millions of British mobile users hit a dead end on their phones, coming across web pages that they are blocked from reading. But it’s not because the sites they’re trying to access are illegal: it’s because they’ve fallen foul of child protection filters.

These filters are used by all of the country’s mobile operators, are generally turned on by default, get removed by a minority of people, and are largely unregulated. All of this has meant that as mobile consumption has boomed, the networks have become the de facto censors of the web in the U.K..


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