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.

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