Why is the media silent on the issue of blocking? Has no one told them what is going on?

Using various web sites I have scoured the mainstream media in several countries looking for any references to the proposal currently being debated in the European Parliament on blocking access to child pornography on the internet. I cannot find any. There are a few comments in the techie press and related blogs but that’s about it. That is very surprising. Does anyone have any thoughts about why that is the case? Or have I just failed to find the right sites?

About John Carr

John Carr is one of the world's leading authorities on children's and young people's use of digital technologies. He is Senior Technical Adviser to Bangkok-based global NGO ECPAT International, Technical Adviser to the European NGO Alliance for Child Safety Online, which is administered by Save the Children Italy and an Advisory Council Member of Beyond Borders (Canada). Amongst other things John is or has been an Adviser to the United Nations, ITU, the European Union, the Council of Europe and European Union Agency for Network and Information Security and is a former Board Member of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety. He is Secretary of the UK's Children's Charities' Coalition on Internet Safety. John has advised many of the world's largest internet companies on online child safety. In June, 2012, John was appointed a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. More: http://johncarrcv.blogspot.com
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