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Iceland considers pornography ban

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/15/2013 @ 12:52 am In World | No Comments

(London Telegraph) Iceland could become the first Western democracy to attempt censorship of the Internet under radical proposals to block online pornography.

The government is considering introducing Internet filters, such as those used to block China off form the worldwide web, in order to stop Icelanders downloading or viewing pornography on the internet.

The unprecedented censorship is justified by fears about damaging effects of the internet on children and women.

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