[LINK] Conroy abandons mandatory ISP filtering

Michael Skeggs mike@bystander.net mskeggs at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 13:24:34 AEDT 2012

On 9 November 2012 12:21, rene <rene.ln at libertus.net> wrote:

> On Thu, 08 Nov 2012 08:07:21 -0800, Rick Welykochy wrote:
> <snip>
> "Image Host (45%)
> Banner Site (12%)
> Social Networking Site (12%)
> Generic Websites (10%)
> File Host (6%)
> Image Store (5%)
> Image Board (4%)
> Forum (3%)
> Web Archive (2%)
> Blog (<1%)
> Various (1%)"
> <chop>
> Re Interpol list, on 10 November 2010, Lars Underbjerg, Danish police
> officer and member of the EU CIRCAMP Project (the primary contributor to
> Interpol's list), told a German Parliamentary Committee[2] that on a
> specific day in November 2010 there were 246 domains on the Interpol "worst
> of" list (criteria is much narrower than the IWF's) and when he re-checked
> those domains 16 days later only 168 were resolvable (the overwhelming
> majority of which were hosted in USA, Canada and Western EU countries) and
> remarked that "The difference of 78 domains shows how dynamic the existence
> of these websites is." (NB: A domain is included on the Interpol list, for
> DNS poisoning, if it contains a single CSA image meeting their criteria,
> and Interpol/Circamp do not notify even obviously legitimate web hosts of
> CSA images that have been put on their site).
> <snip>

Hi Irene,
Thanks for the details.
Do you know what happens practically, if a picture is uploaded to mySpace
(for example) and added to the list?
Presumably there must be some notification to hostmasters as we aren't
seeing the big social networking and image hosting sites flicker in and out
of the DNS system?
Michael Skeggs

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