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Overzealous UK Porn Filters Block 20% Of All Websites – 3 july 2014

RT logoNearly 20 percent of websites are being blocked by UK government-backed filters, prompting concerns over web censorship, according to a new service created by the Open Rights Group (ORG).

The filters were introduced by internet service providers following measures championed by Prime Minister David Cameron last year to stop children accessing online pornography.

As many opponents of the move warned, a vast number of completely innocuous websites have been caught in the same net. The percentage of sites hosting legal pornographic material online is thought to be close to 4 percent.

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