46% of New Zealanders aware of govt internet filter - survey

Wednesday 4 April 2012 | 02:49 CET | News
A survey by InternetNZ has found that most of the public are not aware of the Digital Child Exploitation Filtering System (DCEFS). The DCEFS is run by the Department of Internal Affairs and blocks websites that host child sexual abuse images. It is an optional service for ISPs. Only 46 percent of respondents declared awareness of the filter and 19 percent of those who knew about the government internet filter claimed to be aware of their ISP running the filter (or approximately 9% of all respondents). Furthermore, 66 percent of respondents would support such a move (39% strongly support),

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Categories: Internet
Companies: InternetNZ
Countries: New Zealand
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