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Government Launches Web Porn And Beheadings Rating System

by | 27th, December 2008

SKY news reports that “Websites could be given cinema-style age-ratings to limit access to ‘unacceptable’ material.”

In future all porno websites could have a little flag that tells the user that – Yes! – there is real porn just one click away. At last, no need to risk downloading a virus. With the new Government-approved sticker surfers will be able to engage in hours of masturbatory fun.

But hold on. Not yet.

Culture Secretary Andy Burnham has said “clearer standards” are needed to define what can be displayed online.

It is his “absolutely categorical” view that there is material on the web – such as beheadings – which should not be available to anyone.

Indeed, not. While Dancing On Ice is a challenging show, YouTube videos of agonists being sliced in two are offensive and against the common good.

Andy Burnham is ready to join the debate. He’s been giving it some thought. Should we have Age-related websites?

“That would be an option. This is an area that is really now coming into full focus. I think we are having to revisit that stuff seriously now. I think there is definitely a case for clearer standards online. You can still view content on the internet which I would say is unacceptable. You can view a beheading.

“This is not a campaign against free speech, far from it; it is simply there is a wider public interest at stake when it involves harm to other people.”

In the meanwhile, Mr Bunham will continue to surf the web for disgusting material to highlight.

He will compile a dossier and use a slow news say to says that he is still alive and has not been kidnapped by jihadis and decapitated.

As can be seen on AndyBurnhamLives.gov…



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