Re: restricting sex oriented material

From: Steve Green <>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 1997 11:02:47 +1000

At 20:30 3/06/97 -0400, Andrew Brennan wrote:
>On Tue, 3 Jun 1997, Juan Carlos Leon wrote:
>> So I was wondering if anybody knows a better way to do this, and does
>> knows a place that lists all the sex related sites so I can just download
>> updated lists from time to time?
> Ok ... I can't say I have a better way of doing what you're trying to
> do (and have already learned something from your message), but let me
> get this straight -- you're having difficulty *finding* porn sites??
> Oh, for your users to have the same problem!! :^)
> You can probably pick out any directory (even Yahoo's list) and scan
> the URLs on the page(s) for common strings ... be careful that you do
> not make the mistake AOL made back when they blocked "breast" and the
> breast cancer support group was forced to use the word "boobs" ...

This kind of access restriction is really blatant censorship. You guys had
better check that what you're doing is actually legal.

It probably wouldn't be here in Australia.

Steve Green
Received on Tue Jun 03 1997 - 18:20:05 MDT

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