Author Archives: John Carr
Swift on the heels of the New York Times piece the UK’s Daily Telegraph publishes, for the first time, figures provided by the IWF showing how social media and other services operating on the open web in UK are failing … Continue reading
Another excellent major story has appeared in The New York Times. It details the failings of high tech businesses to address the scourge of child sex abuse still images and videos on the internet. The failures of voluntarism are again … Continue reading
I have every sympathy for Nicky Morgan MP who, last night, announced she was standing down from Parliament, essentially because she has had enough of being a politician. The abuse and the toll it was taking on her family life … Continue reading
Here is a link to a reply from the Government on the question of age verification for pornography sites. No surprises but, equally, confirmation that age verification remains as part of the plan.
Online gambling in the UK began to take off in the early 2000s. It sprang out of the rapid growth of the consumer oriented internet. I was soon getting calls from distressed parents whose children, typically 14/15 year old boys, … Continue reading
Today there is much concern about the accuracy of words appearing on the internet. That being the case is it unreasonable to hope journalists make clear when they are offering an opinion about, or an interpretation of, events? If that … Continue reading