Your government has inadvertently censored the web, but it’s working on a “fix”

Two days after internet porn-blocking campaigner MP Claire Perry announced ISP filters were not overblocking content, the government has announced it is.

In fact it’s such a problem the government is creating a whitelist of sites that should be protected, as well as a system anyone can use to directly report the inadvertent blocking of their site to ISPs or check if their site is affected.

The news has been reported by the BBCwhich in December revealed that filters provided by TalkTalk, BT and Sky were all overblocking harmless material including sites on sex education, addiction and several women’s abuse charities.

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