Pr0n stars to demo against .xxx • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/03/09/stars_demo_against_domains/

fascinating to see porn producers and fundie Xtians lining up on the same side of the riot shields. The fundies see the potential .xxx domain extensions as free advertising which will inevitably attract more salacious trade to the dark side of the web. The producers, on the other hand, see the .xxx as a far too easy filtering handle for the censors to block. I see it as another step in the direction of “Perfect Information”. No-one can be under any illusion about what to expect when visiting such sites, so it enforces “informed consent”.

Meanwhile the censorship can only easily be applied to publicly controlled access points, like schools and businesses, where it’s perfectly reasonable to exclude porn. Everywhere else, anyone who is motivated to avoid attempts at censorship has far more weapons at their disposal than the censors.

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About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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