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Latest Internet censorship in the United Kingdom Stories

2008-10-03 15:00:11

A man accused of blogging about the fictional rape and slaying of the pop group Girls Aloud is being prosecuted under Britain's Obscene Publications Act.

2008-09-29 21:00:17

The new UK Council for Child Internet Safety will police the web for children, take down illegal sites encouraging harmful behaviour and spearhead an awareness campaign.The council will report directly to the Prime Minister and tackle issues like online bullying and violent video games.Children's Secretary Ed Balls and Home Secretary Jacqui Smith announced that the council will comprise over 100 industry, charity and Government experts.It has been set up in response to a report by TV...

2008-08-04 12:00:42

Online companies such as YouTube are being urged by MPs today to do more to protect children from the "dark side" of the internet.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.