For years we've been told that you can't censor the internet, that there's no way of blocking the flood of pornography and gambling that keeps popping up unsummoned or is accessed with ease by children and teenagers.
Now it seems that China can and has been doing it, and so can Google when there's an economic incentive.
It's time the public now demanded that all this pornographic and gambling content be segregated and made accessible only through some sort of secure system. Major penalties should be applicable to any content provider caught bypassing such systems.
To satisfy the liberals, they can segregate the religious content too if they want.
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