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ISPA rejects proposal to block international adult web content to protect children

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | 12:29 CET | News
The Internet Service Providers' Association of SA (ISPA) says proposals by the Law Reform Commission of South Africa (LRC) for ISPs to block all local and international adult web content will not protect South African children and similar efforts have not worked anywhere in the world. The industry group added that blocking internet content is an exceptionally bad solution to the problem of minors accessing adult content in a country with a history of a muzzled media coupled with recent attacks on freedom of expression.

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Companies: ISPA
Countries: South Africa
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