BT Child Porn Filter Stopping 23,000 Attempts a Day

BT Group is blocking over 23,000 attempts each day to access child pornography Web sites, the company said on Tuesday, offering a rare glimpse of the extent of demand for such sites.
“We’ve been taken aback by the number of attempts,” said spokesman Giles Deards, adding the rate at which the telecommunications company is stopping access has increased steadily as it continues to fine-tune its filtering software.

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