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Submission + - UK government representatives solicit opinions on opt-out web filter ( 1

martinux writes: Representatives of the UK Conservative government are considering an opt-out web-filter. The promoters of the idea acknowledge that no method of filtering is 100% effective yet are maintaining it is necessary to block "harmful" material because parents may be unable.

Those who advocate personal responsibility may wish to take the time to submit reasons why such a filtering mechanism is harmful to society and ultimately ineffectual.

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