Why is the media silent on the issue of blocking? Has no one told them what is going on?

Using various web sites I have scoured the mainstream media in several countries looking for any references to the proposal currently being debated in the European Parliament on blocking access to child pornography on the internet. I cannot find any. There are a few comments in the techie press and related blogs but that’s about it. That is very surprising. Does anyone have any thoughts about why that is the case? Or have I just failed to find the right sites?

About John Carr

John Carr is a member of the Executive Board of the UK Council on Child Internet Safety, the British Government's principal advisory body for online safety and security for children and young people. In the summer of 2013 he was appointed as an adviser to Bangkok-based ECPAT International. Amongst other things John is or has been a Senior Expert Adviser to the United Nations, ITU, the European Union, a member of the Executive Board of the European NGO Alliance for Child Safety Online, Secretary of the UK's Children's Charities' Coalition on Internet Safety. John has advised many of the world's largest internet companies on online child safety. In June, 2012, John was appointed a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. More: http://johncarrcv.blogspot.com
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