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  1. A Kite Mark appears to be the symbol used in some sort of British Standards certifications scheme.

    Sigh, I’m not convinced that this is the way. I mean, we’re yet to really develop reliable algorithms for filtering spam. I just don’t think the answer will come from censorship/filtering applied at the most local level. Again, going back to the spam analogy, the bad guys will always be more clever and more dedicated to their task than any one team of developers. The good answers will come from the collective genius of a great community.

    The thing that stuck in my craw with this really though was the beautiful piece of rhetoric: “Protecting children is probably the biggest obligation of a civilised society,”. Do people who say things like that actually believe it as it comes out of their mouths? A quick look at wikipedia reveals that somewhere between 20 and 30% of children in the UK live in a poverty stricken houshold. No no, we care. A lot.

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