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  Reply # 866381 26-Jul-2013 09:44
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You have the option to opt out.. It's called disconnecting yourself from the internet.

My personal feeling is that anyone who wants to censor the internet should freely avail themselves of that option.




Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


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  Reply # 866382 26-Jul-2013 09:45
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Klipspringer:
jarledb:
Klipspringer:
But it will make it harder for my 6 year old to stumble across it. And thats what this is all about


And for that you have software and other solutions that are easy to put in place if you want to nanny your computer or your network.

Why does that have to be put in place for everyone?


And that software and protection I can only put in place at home.

Why does everyone have to receive porn?



Do you understand that in order to get porn you actually have to go browsing for it.

If you turn on your computer and load a browser, it doesn't just pop up on your screen. You get that right?

There are better, more effective solutions for blocking porn that trying to make ISPs do it. Why are you proposing a FAR LESS EFFECTIVE solution be put in place if you really think it should be blocked?

You have avoided answering ALL the good questions put forward and fall back on the incredibly lazy "won't someone think of the kids" emotive response or variations.

So why block one type of legal material and not others?
Why not block material on alcohol misuse?
Bullying?
Why force everyone to have this put in place when there are already MULTIPLE BETTER OPTIONS available for those that do want it?
Why load the cost against everyone when only a small number of people want ISPs to censor legal material?

Start addressing the big issues instead of asking "why not?"

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  Reply # 866384 26-Jul-2013 09:45
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Inphinity:I don't understand your guilt argument. I don't think there's any guilt involved anywhere, but to many people it could embarrassing ...<snip>



Come on..
I have watched porn before, plenty of it when I was young too. It did make me feel guilty and if I was watching it today I certainly would not like my wife to find out about it.

Besides. If I did watch porn on the side today, it would probably not please my wife either.

I wonder how many wives out there would be happy if they knew their husbands were watching porn. I certainly don't think that many wives would be happy about it.

I suppose having to "opt in" to porn is not really a solution for all of those late night porn surfers. I can understand now why so many are against this.

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  Reply # 866385 26-Jul-2013 09:46
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Lias: You have the option to opt out.. It's called disconnecting yourself from the internet.

My personal feeling is that anyone who wants to censor the internet should freely avail themselves of that option.


The internet is not just about porn.

Do u disconenct yourself from life if you dont agree with certain part of it?

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  Reply # 866388 26-Jul-2013 09:50
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Klipspringer:

Do u disconenct yourself from life if you dont agree with certain part of it?


Internet != Life, although some seem to think it does.

If you fear the net, don't let your kids on it at all. There are other options for most of the things you can find on the internet. 




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  Reply # 866390 26-Jul-2013 09:54
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Do u disconenct yourself from life if you dont agree with certain part of it?


Internet != Life, although some seem to think it does.

If you fear the net, don't let your kids on it at all. There are other options for most of the things you can find on the internet. 


Lets see. All the kids homework is done via the internet.
Then their are all the school projects etc .. Chatting to family and friends.

I dont fear the internet. We embrace it heavily in our house. All I am saying is that an "opt out" of certain stuff would make our lives as a parent a little easier.

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  Reply # 866391 26-Jul-2013 09:55
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Why not make it? ----- an "opt in" option vs an "opt out" option.

The whole opt out option feels a little like a gun to the head.

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  Reply # 866392 26-Jul-2013 09:56
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If they turn on this filter you are proposing Klipspringer, Id just like it to be known:

I WANT PORN!

Seriously, I expect that most logical adults will educate their children about most things that have the potential to cause issues in their young lives - crossing the road, sex education, right/wrong, drugs, driving etc etc.

I personally class internet-savviness a big part of that!

Already my four year old is tech savvy - he gets how to use a mouse and an ipad.  The kids that are brought up now will generally be far more technology-literate than any of us oldies were.
Teaching them safe use of said technology will be a challenge but one Im personally looking forward to embracing




 


The force is strong with this one!

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  Reply # 866393 26-Jul-2013 09:57
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Klipspringer:
I suppose having to "opt in" to porn is not really a solution for all of those late night porn surfers. I can understand now why so many are against this.


Sure, some will be against it for this. Many more are against the *idea* of mandated censorship of legal content. This has been raised many times in this thread, and so far the only argument against that is, effectively, "LALALALALALA". Noones forcing you to view this content, so don't view it?




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  Reply # 866399 26-Jul-2013 09:59
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Klipspringer:All I am saying is that an "opt out" of certain stuff would make our lives as a parent a little easier.


There are already plenty of opt-out options, a number of which have been discussed in this thread. 




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  Reply # 866421 26-Jul-2013 10:34
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[ ] Tick to opt out of porn filter*

* By opting out you hereby grant consent for your internet connection to be occasionally monitored for compliance with section such&such of the this&that Act.

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  Reply # 866435 26-Jul-2013 10:56
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Jarno: [ ] Tick to opt out of porn filter*

* By allowing us to pass this law you grant us the right to spy on you and everyone who didn't want us to pass this law and also to secretly add secret things to the secret filtering list without notice whenever we want for secret reasons we won't explain to you because they're secret. We reserve the right to make the opt-out feature stop working at any time without notice for all the secret reasons not listed above.


Fixed.




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  Reply # 866464 26-Jul-2013 11:24
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Klipspringer:All I am saying is that an "opt out" of certain stuff would make our lives as a parent a little easier.


There are already plenty of opt-out options, a number of which have been discussed in this thread. 


Opt out is a very different proposition to Opt In.

See guilty until proven innocent vs innocent until proven guilty. By your logic both are the same.

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Inphinity:
Klipspringer:All I am saying is that an "opt out" of certain stuff would make our lives as a parent a little easier.


There are already plenty of opt-out options, a number of which have been discussed in this thread. 


Opt out is a very different proposition to Opt In.

See guilty until proven innocent vs innocent until proven guilty. By your logic both are the same.


Er, as in the post you've quoted, Klip was specifically saying an opt-out would make things easier, and I was responding that there are already opt-outs available. That's completely unrelated to the discussion over the pros and cons of opt-out vs opt-in. By your logic, wibble-deeble boop-boop wop.




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  Reply # 866568 26-Jul-2013 13:10
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Klipspringer: 

Who is implying we ban porn? This thread is about opting to receiving it, or opting out.

Nobody is proposing banning anything.



Yes you are.. We're talking about having ISP's implement a censorship filter that effectively ban's porn unless you opt out of it. You can try and spin that however you like it but it's a ban of sorts nonetheless.. 



Who says it has to work that way?
I would like the ability to "opt out" Having to "opt in" would be better. But either way I dont really care.

Thats not banning anything. Either way you still get to watch your crap


I don't have a problem with you being able to opt out of having porn available on your internet connection. No-one does.

The argument is about forcing others to adopt your views via censorship.

Frankly I don't care if the ISP's offer a porn filter, so long as it doesn't effect my porn watching.

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