Watchdog attack

31st March 2000 at 01:00
CRITICS have attacked the Internet Watch Foundation, which monitors child porn on the Net, for allowing Demon, an Internet service provider, to retain two places on its board.

The foundation was set up by sevice providers in response to concern overpaedophile material. Demon - a strong supporter of an uncensored Internet - is the only provider carrying newsgroups that show such material habitually. But both the Government and police still believe that self-regulation of the Net is best.


Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?

Subscribe

To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers

Comments

Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
 
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today