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UK Bans Naked Girls And Talk Of Naked Girls From Wikipedia

by | 8th, December 2008

“BUT, yer honour. I was researching Scorpion album covers on Wikipedia for a book on The Who’s influence on Germanic soft-rock. I am not a peado had have never been a paedo”.

So comes the defence. But it does not wash, at least not with a number of UK internet providers which have now blocked a Wikipedia page showing an image of a naked girl.

Visitors to the page are now met with the words “Sex case, sex case, hang him, ‘ang ‘im, ‘ang ‘im” and a knock on the door.

A shadowy “online watchdog” called the Internet Watch Foundation has warned one and all that the picture may be illegal.

A spokeswoman for the IWF, which lists its members as including the BBC, AOL (UK), Ask and News

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