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posted by n1 on Tuesday December 20 2016, @05:28AM   Printer-friendly
from the sin-tax dept.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/12/south-carolina-will-debate-bill-to-block-porn-on-new-computers/

A South Carolina politician is hoping to stop computer owners in his state from viewing pornography.

State Rep. Bill Chumley, a Republican from Spartanburg, told his hometown newspaper that his Human Trafficking Prevention Act would require manufacturers or sellers of computers or other devices that access the Internet to install digital blocks to prevent the viewing of obscene content. Blocking websites that facilitate prostitution would also be required, he said.

If a purchaser wants the filter lifted, he or she has to pay $20 to have it taken out—provided the person is over the age of 18.

Also at the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.


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  • (Score: 2, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday December 20 2016, @11:36AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday December 20 2016, @11:36AM (#443696)

    With a child like Aristarchus, you can be sure that she's the kind of mother that enjoyed drinking rubbing alcohol and sniffing glue between sessions of anonymous sex with random barnyard animals.

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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by tangomargarine on Tuesday December 20 2016, @03:08PM

    by tangomargarine (667) on Tuesday December 20 2016, @03:08PM (#443812)

    Hey, ancient Greece was a different time.

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