UK press has mass-credulity moment on national porn filter

A media theory moment: UK media outlets are reporting on the government/ISP deal to "block child pornography", and are universally regurgitating the press release's language, saying this will "block adult content at the point of subscription." I've yet to see any of them adopt a more rigorous, neutral phrasing, like "Some pornography, and things that an unaccountable group classifies as porn, will be blocked." Instead, to a one, they imply (or state) that all porn will be blocked, and nothing but porn will be blocked. Parents who rely on this service to block porn are in for a surprise when they discover all their favorite stuff has been misclassified as porn and when their kids discover all the unblocked porn.

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