Category Archives: Self-regulation
Child sex abuse images which have been posted on the internet are important in and of themselves. We do not need to justify taking action against them on any grounds other than the fact that they exist. Let’s remind ourselves … Continue reading
Yesterday both Houses of the UK Parliament agreed the designation of the BBFC as the age verification regulator for commercial pornography online. The end of a long road. Beginning of a new journey.
Yesterday I blogged about s.230 of the Communications Decency Act, 1996 and how a group of academics and civil society organizations were trying to persuade the US government to insist upon Canada and Mexico agreeing to adopt a version of … Continue reading
s. 230 of the Communications Decency Act, 1996 is the bit of US Federal law that confers a near-blanket immunity on internet intermediaries who facilitate the publication of content by third parties. You would think, in January 2018, anyone who … Continue reading
Interesting piece in The Economist. Suggesting there is a correlation between hate speech postings on Facebook and violent crimes against refugees in Germany. Correlation. Not causation. But interesting nevertheless.
Things are moving on in the USA. People are campaigning to get more and better compensation for victims of child sex abuse that results in images of the abuse being made and distributed over the internet. Well done James Marsh, … Continue reading