[LINK] Guardian article on censorware - UK Feminists Against Censorship
Wed, 4 Oct 2000 12:58:20 +1100
Michael Sims wrote:
> Your illustrations are all publishers of sexually explicit material who
> hope, probably wrongly, that if strong censorship is in place for
> children that they will be able to escape such censorship for adults.
> It's a short-sighted viewpoint and IMHO isn't correct even in the short
> run (if kids are censored, the censors just move on without a break to
> the adults) but understandable nonetheless.
Yes, the Eros Foundation here in Australia was all prepared to go
along with a tightening of the X-rated category, in return for it being
renamed NVE. But lo! The government tightened the category and didn't
rename it. I think they'll think twice before compromising again.