Mobile phone companies join war on internet child porn

The mobile phone industry will today announce its intention to shut off all access to child pornography on mobile phones that can access the internet, making the mobile internet safer than the world wide web.The GSM Association, which represents companies which together provide mobile services to more than 2.6 billion people worldwide, will launch its initiative at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/feb/11/mobilephones.technologyMobile phone operators join forces to block child sexual abuse websites
Europe’s mobile phone operators are joining forces to obstruct access to child sexual abuse websites. Leading operators, including Vodafone, Orange and 3, will announce plans today to install technology in their networks that will bar access to thousands of blacklisted sites.Efforts to ban access to these sites has focused on service providers such as BT, which offer internet services via personal computers, but with internet access increasingly becoming a standard feature on mobile phones, the phone operators are facing increased pressure to take action on their networks.
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/telecoms/article3346151.ece

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