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Re: Child pornography blocking again

Kraktus schrieb:
Tor already has censorship hooks.  Tor nodes are already in
control of their own exit policies.  Certain ports are already
blocked by default.
It is (technically and legally) a whole different thing to filter based on ports or to filter based on content. Content-based filtering will get you in a huge bunch of technical, administrative, legal and moral problems. In short: it does not work.

One example: in some jurisdiction you will get a serious problem with liability, if you start to filter something based on content. In some other it would IMHO be blatant illegal and even punishable. You can only prevent this by being strictly neutral concerning the content through your systems.